Funnybones: The Black Cat
In a dark dark street
There is a dark dark house . . .
In this FUNNYBONES story, the skeletons go sledging - WHEE! - and crashing - BANG!
They can't see their bones in the white snow but they can see a black cat . . . until she slips into their dark, dark cellar . . .
Allan Ahlberg, a former teacher, postman, plumber's mate and grave digger, is in the super-league of children's writers. He has published over 100 children's books and, with his late wife Janet, created such award winning picture books as EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and THE JOLLY POSTMAN - both winners of the Kate Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction and lives in Sussex. Andre Amstutz studied art and design at Brighton School of Art and worked in animation as well as advertising. He illustrated several children's books including the Fast Fox, Slow Dog series, some of the Happy Families titles and Monkey Do (Walker).