Each Peach Pear Plum

GREENAWAY MEDAL WINNER – 1978

Each Peach Pear Plum

by Allan Ahlberg

illustrated by Janet Ahlberg

London: Viking Press, 1978

30 pp

Ages: infant +

Interests: nursery rhymes, eye-spy, puzzles, poetry

Also by these authors: Burglar Bill, The Jolly Postman, The Jolly Christmas Postman

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Officer Buckle and Gloria

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1996

Officer Buckle and Gloria

by Peggy Rathmann

New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1995

30 pp.

Ages: 4+

Interests: dogs, safety, police officers

Also by this author: Goodnight Gorilla

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The Story of the Snow Children

The Story of the Snow Children

by Sibylle von Olfers

first published in 1905 in Germany

English translation by Polly Lawson – Edinburgh: Floris Books, 2005

20 pp.

Ages: 2 +

Interests: fairies, princesses, snow, winter, parties, magic

Also by this author: The Story of the Root Children (1906), Princess in the Forest (1909), and The Story of the Wind Children (1910)

You might also like: Peter in Blueberry Land (1901) – very similar in story, style and look

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Owl Babies

Owl Babies

by Martin Waddell

illustrations by Patrick Benson

Cambridge, MA: Candlewick, 1992

26 pp.

Ages: 2 +

Interests: birds, owls, nature, nighttime, single parent

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