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Each peach pear plum : an "I spy" story, Janet and Allan Ahlberg

Label
Each peach pear plum : an "I spy" story
Title
Each peach pear plum
Title remainder
an "I spy" story
Statement of responsibility
Janet and Allan Ahlberg
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rhymed text and illustrations invite the reader to play "I Spy" with a variety of Mother Goose and other folklore characters
Member of
Award
  • Kate Greenaway Medal, 1978.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1980
Review
The Ahlberg penchant for playing with nursery characters (Jeremiah in the Dark Woods, 1978) has issue this time in a more traditional, pastoral-pretty nursery book. "Each Peach Pear Plum/ I spy Tom Thumb," reads the first couplet (of what was originally a counting-out rhyme), while opposite Tom sits half-hidden in a tree; "Tom Thumb in the cupboard/ I spy Mother Hubbard" shows him in plain sight and--look sharp!--only her posterior, looming in the picture's corner. And so it goes, with a new character named--and cleverly half-concealed--at each of the openings. Youngsters will enjoy spying them out and appreciate their comical faces until at the finale--"Plum Pie in the sun/ I spy. . . EVERYONE!"--they all spring out from concealment and sit down to a picnic feast. Once you've seen it, true, there are no surprises but, for the very young, there's another sort of satisfaction from knowing what's coming next. (Kirkus Reviews, March 1, 1979)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
106694
Cataloging source
DLC
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1944-1994
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ahlberg, Janet
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • -1
  • -1
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Ahlberg, Allan
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True
Series statement
An I-spy-book
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  • Stories in rhyme
  • Stories in rhyme
  • Stories in rhyme
Target audience
juvenile
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an "I spy" story
Label
Each peach pear plum : an "I spy" story, Janet and Allan Ahlberg
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm04004412
Dimensions
20 x 25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed..
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780670287055
Lccn
78016726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)4004412
Label
Each peach pear plum : an "I spy" story, Janet and Allan Ahlberg
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm04004412
Dimensions
20 x 25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed..
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780670287055
Lccn
78016726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)4004412

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