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Allan has written over 150 books for children, including classics such as Each Peach ...

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An Interview with Allan Ahlberg

School assemblies, football and folk songs are just some of the sources of inspiration ...

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An Interview with Jackie Kay

Join Jackie Kay as she reveals the musical influences on her award-winning poetry, and ...

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BUNDLE-BUGGY BOOGIE

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Dad

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Granny Is

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Jackie was born in Scotland to a Scottish mother and a Nigerian father. Soon after she ...

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Joseph grew up in Roehampton on the outskirts of London. Living in a tower block and ...

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Valerie Bloom was born in Jamaica, the oldest of nine children, and grew up in a small ...

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