Allan Ahlberg

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  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (11/8/2015 6:49:00 AM)

    [from Wikipedia: ]
    Allan Ahlberg (5 June 1938) and Janet Ahlberg (21 October 1944 – 13 November 1994) , née Janet Hall, were a British married couple who created many children's books, including picture books that regularly appear at the top of most popular lists for public libraries.
    They worked together for 20 years until Janet died of cancer in 1994.
    Allan wrote the books and Janet illustrated them.
    Allan Ahlberg has also written dozens of books with other illustrators.

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  • Rebecca Stein (5/28/2006 11:38:00 AM)

    The Supply Teacher is my favourite Allan Ahlberg poem. We are reading some of his poems at school, and I like his poems very much. The poem I didn't like so much is The Puzzle.

  • Zoe Allen (2/23/2005 10:30:00 AM)

    me and amy bray and charlotte bricknell and lucy slaven and katie darke used to read this at our school and it was amazin and used to make us laugh. and our head of year used to be called miss butler! ! ! :) xxxxxxxxxxxx

The Supply Teacher

Here's the rule for what to do
If ever your teacher has the flu
Or for some other reason takes to her bed
And a different teacher comes instead

When the visiting teacher hangs up her hat
Writes the date on the board, does this or that
Always remember, you have to say this,
OUR teacher never does that, Miss!

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