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This board book edition of the bestselling picture book The Baby's Catalogue by the iconic British husband and wife picture book team Janet and Allan Ahlberg, creators. Most of these books were illustrated by fo people, except My Brother's Ghost. The perfect way for very young children to play along with the classic game of peek-a-boo. The big skeleton and the little skeleton get fed up with the dog skeleton and decide to swop him at the pet lsit.
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J essica Ahlberg still keeps an old envelope on which is scribbled her dad's acceptance speech. He collected the Kate Greenaway medal on behalf of his wife, Janet, who won the prize in for her illustrations of Each Peach Pear Plum. Janet couldn't go because she had just given birth to Jessica and, with all the pride and joy of a first-time father, Allan Ahlberg finishes the speech by describing their newborn child as "not so much a baby, more a piece of market research". It was a good joke, and if it contains a germ of truth then Jessica, who is 33 and lives in Brighton, doesn't hold it against her dad. There is a frightening evocation of the perils of having a storyteller for a mother in AS Byatt's The Children's Book but growing up with both parents in a hugely successful children's book-creating partnership does not seem to have left Jessica with any scars. After some hesitation, she is following the path of her mother, Janet, who died in , and becoming a children's illustrator herself. One of the writers she is working with is, perhaps inevitably, her father.