At a Glance
Packed with real child appeal, this best-selling, brilliant classic tells the story of Burglar Bill and his adventures.
Features and benefits for Burglar Bill
- Suitable for children from 3 years
- Best-selling, illustrated story book
- Classic story packed with real child appeal
- Fun story of Burglar Bill
- Paperback - 32 pages
With a brand new cover, this story book from the wonderful author and illustrator partnership of Allan and Janet Ahlberg is sure to be a favourite.
Everything in Burglar Bill's life is stolen, from the toast, marmalade and coffee he has for breakfast to the bed he sleeps in. One night when he is out burgling,he comes across a box with holes in the lid on a doorstep. He picks it up of
course and when he gets home he discovers, to his horror, that he has stolen a baby. He and the baby muddle along together until one night he is disturbed bya burglar - Burglar Betty. She is the mother of Burglar Bill's baby. Bill and Betty decide to reform and live honest lives; they return all the stolen goods, get married and live happily ever after!
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Safety warning: Not suitable for under 36 months
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