Janet and Allan Ahlberg

Janet and Allan Ahlberg are the creators of many popular children's books, which regularly appear at the top of the 'most popular' lists for public libraries. Husband and wife, they worked together for 20 years until Janet died of cancer on 13 November 1994, aged 50. Allan wrote the books, and Janet illustrated them.

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The Jolly Postman

The Jolly Postman

We have lots of teaching ideas to explore for this well-loved book by Janet and Allan Ahlberg. Try them with the children in your classroom!

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Janet and Allan Ahlberg Banner

Janet and Allan Ahlberg Banner

A classroom display banner showing the name and books of authors Janet and Allan Ahlberg.

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Janet and Allan Ahlberg Fact Cards

Janet and Allan Ahlberg Fact Cards

If you're learning about Janet and Allan Ahlberg, why not use our free printable fact cards in your lessons?

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Registration

Create a modern version of the 'Registration' poem by Allan Ahlberg. 

5 - 11
Funnybones

Funnybones

Use Janet and Allan Ahlberg's classic book Funnybones as a starting point for learning. We have some great teaching ideas for this popular book.

5 - 11
Cops and Robbers

Cops and Robbers

Have a look at our collection of ideas to use with Janet and Allan Ahlberg's superb book Cops and Robbers.

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The Jolly Postman's Journey Display

The Jolly Postman's Journey Display

Year 1 collage of the Jolly Postman's journey. I drew parts out and the children used a range of media to recreate fields, roads, trees etc.