Funnybones A Bone Rattling Collection

Author: Allan Ahlberg
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780241358924
Release Date: 2018-09-20
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In this big, big book there is a dark, dark hill. And on that dark, dark hill there is a dark, dark town. And in that dark, dark town . . . some skeletons live! A bumper collection of three spooktacular stories!

Funnybones

Author: Allan Ahlberg
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780241334683
Release Date: 2017-09-07
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A new edition of this beloved and bestselling Hallowe'en classic. Description This is how the story begins. On a dark dark hill there was a dark dark town. In the dark dark town there was a dark dark street . . . Janet and Allan's frightfully funny Hallowe'en classic tells the story of three skeletons - a big skeleton, a little skeleton and a dog skeleton - who venture out of their cellar one night to find someone to scare, only to find that everyone is in bed. Who will they scare now?!

Give the Dog a Bone

Author: Allan Ahlberg
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN: 0140566864
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Children's stories

The dog skeleton is falling apart - bits of him are dropping off - bone by bone! Who will pick up the pieces and put him back together again?

Mystery Tour

Author: Allan Ahlberg
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 0140566791
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Detective and mystery stories

Three skeletons take a mystery tour and uncover several mysteries by shining a light on some suspicious objects.

Funnybones

Author: Allan Ahlberg
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN: 014133357X
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Children's stories

In this big, big book with its bright, bright colours there is a dark, dark house and in that dark, dark house in a dark, dark cellar live some skeletons!

Dem Bones

Author: Bob Barner
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452104096
Release Date: 2012-08-31
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Shoulder bone connected to da neck bone. Neck bone connected to da head bone. Dem Bones, Dem Bones, Dem Dry Bones Colorful torn paper collages bring to life this classic African American spiritual. The frolicking skeletons will captivate children and adults while they sing along with this well-known, catchy song. Accompanied by interesting, informative "bone facts" this book makes a wonderful addition to both home and classroom libraries and a fun treat for Halloween!

The Pet Shop

Author: Allan Ahlberg
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN: 0140566821
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Bones

The big skeleton and the little skeleton get fed up with the dog skeleton and decide to swop him at the pet shop. They start off with a goldfish but soon get tired of him and swop him for a parrot until they get bored with him, and so it goes on. Eventually the pet shop owner gives them a box to take home with a surprise pet inside which of course turns out to be none other than their old friend the dog skeleton.

Skeleton Cat

Author: Kristyn Crow
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 0545153859
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Emerging from his grave, a skeleton cat learns about auditions to be a drummer in a band and, despite the discouragement of his fellow phantoms and trouble along the way, he fulfills his dream of nine lifetimes. Original.

Bumps in the Night

Author: Allan Ahlberg
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0434963674
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Accidents

The skeletons are having trouble no matter where they go in Bumps in the Night. There's only one thing to do: Send for Doctor Bones . By the author of Give the Dog a Bone.

Funnybones Dinosaur Dreams

Author: Allan Ahlberg
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780241325568
Release Date: 2018-09-20
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Dinosaur Dreams is one of the titles in Allan Ahlberg's iconic children's picture book series about skeletons, Funnybones. Despite being set in a dark dark house, this brightly coloured book is perfect for early readers! The big skeleton and the little skeleton are being chased by dinosaurs . . . in their dreams! Luckily dogs can dream too - and save the day. 'There can be few families in the British Isles who do not possess at least one well-thumbed Ahlberg' - Independent on Sunday Allan Ahlberg has published over 100 children's books and with his late wife Janet, created such award-winning children's picture books, including Peepo!, Each Peach Pear Plum and the Kate Greenaway Medal winning The Jolly Postman. Other titles in the Funnybones series include Funnybones, Mystery Tour, The Ghost Train, The Pet Shop, Bumps in the Night, The Black Cat, Skeleton Crew, Give the Dog a Bone and A Brilliant Bone Rattling Collection, all of which are available from Puffin.

Ghost Train

Author: Alan Ahlberg
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0688116590
Release Date: 1992-08-21
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Three skeletons have fun when they take a train ride one dark, dark night--until something scares them.

Funnybones The Pet Shop

Author: Allan Ahlberg
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780241320198
Release Date: 2017-09-07
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In a dark dark street There is a dark dark house . . . In this FUNNYBONES story, the big skeleton and the little skeleton are fed up with the dog skeleton and decide to swap him at the pet shop. They start off with a goldfish but soon get tired of him and swap him for a parrot - but soon they get bored of him too . . . Eventually the pet shop owner gives them a box to take home with a surprise pet inside. What do you think it will be?

Skeleton Crew

Author: Allan Ahlberg
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN: 014056683X
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Children's stories

Three skeletons have a good time on their sailing vacation, until their boat is boarded by pirates.

Dinosaur Dreams

Author: Allan Ahlberg
Publisher: Greenwillow
ISBN: 0688099556
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Three skeletons enter each other's dreams about dinosaurs.

Please Mrs Butler

Author: Allan Ahlberg
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141928036
Release Date: 2003-03-06
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Happy 30th birthday, Please Mrs Butler! This witty collection of school poems by Allan Ahlberg, re-jacketed for its 30th anniversary and for a whole new generation of school children to fall in love with, is full of typical classroom events that will be recognized and enjoyed by everyone. From never-ending projects, reading tests, quarreling, making-up, excuses and 'Please, Sir, it isn't fair.' Fritz Wegner's line drawings beautifully complement the hilarious and poignant verses. Please Mrs Butler was voted the most important twentieth-century children's poetry book in a Books for Keeps poll.