The Jolly Postman or Other People's Letters

Author(s): Janet & Allan Ahlberg

Picture Books

New, large-size edition of top-selling title - over 5 million copies of Postman titles sold. The Jolly Postman delivers cards and letters to various fairy-tale characters. He has a letter of apology for the three bears from Goldilocks, a postcard from Jack for the giant, a solicitor's letter on behalf of Little Red Riding-Hood for the wolf who ate grandma, and so on. There are six envelopes in the book, each containing letters, cards, etc.


Product Information

Janet Ahlberg and Allan Ahlberg created some of the world's most popular picture books, including Each Peach Pear Plum and The Jolly Christmas Postman, both winners of the Greenaway Medal, and The Baby's Catalogue, inspired by their daughter Jessica. Janet died in 1994 and Allan, a former teacher, now lives in London.

General Fields

  • : 9780670886241
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Puffin
  • : November 1998
  • : 263mm X 202mm X 11mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : Janet Ahlberg
  • : en
  • : 823.914
  • : From 5 To 99
  • : 48
  • : Baby books; Fiction
  • : colour illustrations
  • : Janet & Allan Ahlberg