Happy Families: Mrs Jolly's Joke Shop

“I say, I say, I say, have you heard the story of Mrs Jolly’s Joke Shop? No? Well, here it is!”

The Jolly family love jokes so much that they run their very own store full of pranks and tricks. It’s their ambition to make the whole town smile. And luckily for them, they know how to keep laughing even when life gets tricky! A classic comic story of family life and dramatic floods, written by Allan Ahlberg and illustrated in glorious detail by Colin McNaughton.

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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.

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