Each Peach Pear Plum (Board Book)

As traditional and delicious as a hot pie for lunch. Spot your favourite nursery rhyme friends in adorable peekaboo rhymes. (Can you find them all?) Allan Ahlberg’s simple easy-read rhymes will give you handy clues. And the charming pictures will take you inside the cosiest little fairytale house. Teapots, cushions, cats and clocks – plus Tom Thumb, Cinderella and Mother Hubbard. A book so lovely that it won Britain’s top prize for picture books: the Kate Greenaway Medal.

  • A truly iconic classic by Janet and Allan Ahlberg
  • Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1978
  • A fun I-Spy game in rhymes and gentle pictures
  • “One of the cleverest books ever” – Michael Rosen

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  • This is such a good book my sister loves it to bits it has the cutest little rhymes .

    9 March 2014

  • I really enjoyed this book as a child. I really like how the story is written in a rhyming format; this is an absolute classic. I read it and loved it. A wonderful rhyming story complemented by amazing illustrations.

    7 March 2014

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    I like this book its nice rhyming easy read

    7 March 2014

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    Each peach pear plum I spy a great fun book

    5 March 2014

  • liked it

    I remember this book from the baby time. I loved it!

    4 March 2014

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    Allan Ahlberg

    Allan Ahlberg is one of Britain’s best-loved children’s writers and is the author of over a hundred books.


    Allan’s work has been recognised by many of the top awards in children’s books, including The Red House Children’s Book Award for The Jolly Postman, The Man Who Wore All of His Clothes and The Pencil.

  • Awards

    Janet Ahlberg won many awards, most notably the Kate Greenaway Medal twice, for Each Peach, Pear, Plum and The Jolly Christmas Postman with husband Allan Ahlberg.

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