Allan Ahlberg, a former teacher, postman, plumber's mate and grave digger, is in the super-league of children's writers. He has published over 100 children's books and, together with his late wife Janet, created such award winning picture books as EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and PEEPO! He has also written prize-winning poetry, and fiction for older readers. Allan lives in Bath.
In this whimsical caper Jeremiah Obadiah Jackenory Jones interviews a plethora of familiar storybook characters in his pursuit of the thief who purloined his grandma's jam tarts. Ages 3-8. (Apr.)