"Read this book aloud so that youngsters can chime in. . . . Children will delight in this energetic, amusing, and very approachable tale." —School Library Journal
Do you know what Jack and Jill were arguing about before they went up the hill? And what happened before that? Every story, every person, and every thing started somewhere. Author Allan Ahlberg and illustrator Bruce Ingman, the whimsical team behind The Runaway Dinner and The Pencil, reverse direction in this clever pastiche of fairy tales in which everyone lives happily ever . . . before.
About the Author
Allan Ahlberg is the author of THE RUNAWAY DINNER, illustrated by Bruce Ingman; HALF A PIG, illustrated by his daughter, Jessica Ahlberg; the Gaskitts books, illustrated by Katharine McEwen; and many other titles, including the popular Jolly Postman series. He lives in Bath, England.
Bruce Ingman is an award-winning children’s book illustrator who illustrated THE RUNAWAY DINNER by Allan Ahlberg and BOING! by Sean Taylor. He lives in London.
A witty, stylish riff on favorite fairy tales.
Children will delight in this energetic, amusing, and very approachable tale.
—School Library Journal