A small boy who has been kidnapped by brigands, passes a dark and stormy night in their cave weaving for them incredible stories of their own exploits. Through the stories, he solves his own problem and manages to escape.
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Janet and Allan Ahlberg created many acclaimed picture books from 1975 to shortly before Janet's death in 1994. Allan taught for some years before becoming a full-time writer and Janet studied graphic design and became an illustrator. EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and THE JOLLY CHRISTMAS POSTMAN both won Greenaway Medals and PEEPO! won the Best Books For Babies Award in 1985. Allan Ahlberg lives in Leicestershire.
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Book Description Penguin UK, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0141300272
Book Description Puffin, 1998. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. New Ed Edition. New. Bookseller Inventory # 304752
Book Description 1998-07-30., 1998. Book Condition: New. Puffin. New Ed. Paperback. Book: VERY GOOD. 80pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1698774
Book Description Puffin, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 80 pages. 8.00x5.25x0.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0141300272
Book Description Puffin, 1998. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "It was a dark and stormy night, the rain came down in torrents, there were brigands on the mountains, and wolves, and the chief of the brigands said to Antonio, 'I'm bored - tell us a story!'"No one tells a better story than Antonio. His tale is full of action and absurdity, pirates, parrots and chocolate carnival cake, rubies, emeralds, diamonds of enormous size. and a Thingy. Antonio just makes it up as he goes along. And he begins: 'It was a dark and stormy night.''Janet and Allan Ahlberg are to children's books what Ginger and Fred were to dancing.'Guardian. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0141300272
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