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‘The teacher tapped his forehead. At last! the children cried! The answer, Sir’s, in your head… What a perfect place to hide’

Jump into Allan Ahlberg’s playful world of poetry, perfect for primary school children.

Shed a tear for The Boy Without A Name, discover the secrets to teachers (they NEVER leave the school!?) and try to solve the riddles of The Answer. Packed with rhythmic poetry and playful songs, this timeless collection has delighted children for generations.

‘Every desk should hide a copy; every staff room own one’ – The Observer

Discover more school stories from Alan Ahlberg: Starting School Please Mrs Bultler

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Catalogue number

1817 in Education Catalogue 2023–24







Date published

December 31st, 1994



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