Children's, New & Recommended, Picture Books
Paperback Published on: 30/09/1999
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A True Classic
This children's classic centres on the adventures of a big skeleton, a little skeleton and a dog skeleton. They venture out into the night in hope of findi... READ MORE
Spike Richardson


The classic and beloved Funnybones by children's book superstars Janet and Allan Ahlberg.

In this, the first ever Funnybones book of all, we are introduced to the wonderful humour and fun of the much-loved series. The Funnybones books are a must for children just starting to learn to read - these funny skeletons are definitely not the scary sort!
Allan Ahlberg has published over 100 children's books and with his late wife Janet, created many award-winning children's picture books. One of the most successful literary partnerships, husband and wife writing team Janet and Allan Ahlberg collaborated for twenty years until Janet’s death in 1994, creating some of Britain’s best-known and loved contemporary children’s classics including: *[Each Peach Pear Plum](, [The Jolly Postman](* (and *[The Jolly Christmas Postman](*), spooky favourite *Funnybones* as well as [*Cops and Robbers*]( and *[Burglar Bill](*.

  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
  • ISBN: 9780140565812
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Weight: 164g
  • Dimensions: 276 x 215 x 4 mm

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Tuesday night - book review night. Today Funnybones.
A classic dystopian tale set in what was then a near future ravaged and decimated by an un-named but palpably present apocalypse. The main characters are l... READ MORE
Philip Brophey
These books are grate, i grow up with these books and its good to no there still going strong, and like when i was little i will be bringing my little one ... READ MORE
Mark Mayhew
Good book
The Ahlberg books are always good fun and wonderfully illustrated. There is a lot to discuss and look at before starting to read. The text is simple and re... READ MORE
Jane Black