Allan Ahlberg Children's Author

Birthday June 5, 1938
Birthplace England
Age 79 years old
Birth Sign Gemini


British children's author who created popular children's books with his wife, Janet Ahlberg, for over 20 years.

Before Fame

The first books they wrote together were published in 1976 and 1977, but they became well known for their 1986 book The Jolly Postman.


He and Janet won two Greenaway Medals for their books.

Family Life

He was married to Janet Ahlberg from 1969 to her death in 1994. He later married his editor, Vanessa Clarke.

Associated With

Anthony Browne was also the recipient of two Greenaway Medals.


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