Happy Families is a series of children's books written by Allan Ahlberg, inspired by the traditional card game Happy Families. Ahlberg worked with a number of illustrators and the books were published by Puffin Books.
Happy Families is a series of children's books written by Allan Ahlberg, inspired by the traditional card game Happy Families. The series form a transition for children between picture books and chapter books. It is a popular series, having sold in excess of . million copies since its launch in 1980. A children's TV series based on the books, also called Happy Families, was produced by the BBC in the late 1980s.
Allan Ahlberg, a former teacher, postman, plumber's mate and grave digger, is in the super-league of. .Mrs Plug is a plumber, and Mr Plug is her mate and looks after the babies
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, with his late wife Janet, created such award winning picture books as EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and THE JOLLY POSTMAN - both winners of the Kate Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction and lives in Bath. Mrs Plug is a plumber, and Mr Plug is her mate and looks after the babies. But that's not the point of the story, it's just how it is. The story itself is about a robber, and a journey round the world.
Mrs Plug is a plumber, and Mr Plug is her mate and looks after the babies. Mr Plug is a modern man who puts the kids to bed when Mrs Plug has to work late. The illustrations are beautiful with lots of detail for curious readers. It fits so much into a short book, and the drawings are fab (I remembered them 25 odd years later!). My parents read this to me as a child, and now my daughter loves it too.
Mrs Plug The Plumber book. The Happy Families series are simply written yet interesting for early readers. Allan Ahlberg says that if he hadn't become a writer, he would have loved to be a soccer player. He lives in England with his family. As well as introducing a variety of occupations, there are diverse characters. Other books in the series. Happy Families (1 - 10 of 20 books). Books by Allan Ahlberg.
Mrs Plug the Plumber, illustrated by Joe Wright. Category:Books by Janet and Allan Ahlberg Category:Series of books Category:Lists of children's books Category:20th-century books Category:Book series introduced in 1980. Miss Dirt the Dustman's Daughter, illustrated by Tony Ross. Mrs Vole the Vet, illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark. The Puffin Handbook p 38. Allan Ahlberg page on jacketflap.
Happy Families Mrs Plug The Plumber (Young Puffin Books). Part of the Happy Families Series). by Allan Ahlberg and Joe Wright. Select Format: Hardcover.
Author:Ahlberg, Allan. Mrs Plug the Plumber (Happy families). World of Books Australia was founded in 2005. Each month we recycle over . million books, saving over 12,500 tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. Mrs. Plug the Plumber by Allan Ahlberg (Hardback, 1985). Pre-owned: lowest price.
Whenever a plumber is needed in town, people call for Mrs Plug A classic comic story of family life for beginner readers, written by much-loved author Allan Ahlberg.
Whenever a plumber is needed in town, people call for Mrs Plug. And wherever she goes, Mr Plug and the baby Plugs go too! Then one night she uses her plumbing tools to save a rich man from a robber – and the family end up setting sail on their biggest ever plumbing adventure! A classic comic story of family life for beginner readers, written by much-loved author Allan Ahlberg.