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By Sun and Candlelight By Shirley Hughes

By Sun and Candlelight

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A classic anthology of poems and writings for a lifetime by Shirley Hughes - the doyenne of the picture book world.

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By Sun and Candlelight Summary

By Sun and Candlelight by Shirley Hughes

This stunning gift collection that celebrates the riches of a lifetime with poems and writings to mark each of the major milestones - childhood, young adulthood, falling in love, family life, growing older and death.

'With delightful illustrations, it is a gem that promises to delight for a lifetime.' - Daily Record

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By Sun and Candlelight Reviews

Shirley Hughes is a national treasure -- Philip Pullman * School Librarian *
A book for all the family * Carousel *
With delightful illustrations, it is a gem that promises to delight for a lifetime * Scottish Daily Record *
Beautiful. For adults to rediscover, for children to delight in and for both to share together. * Carousel *
An anthology of verse and prose for all ages, much enhanced by Shirley Hughes' illustrations. * Spectator *
Perfect for reading together. * Daily Express *
A beautiful book. * School Librarian *
So many images that show the artist's skill, her insight and her quiet humanity. * School Librarian *
With delightful illustrations, it is a gem that promises to delight for a lifetime. * 11/01/14 *

About Shirley Hughes

Shirley Hughes is one of the best-loved and most highly respected children`s illustrators working today. She trained at the Liverpool School of Art and then at the Ruskin School of Drawing in Oxford. Her first picture book was published in 1960. Overall she has illustrated more than 200 books. She won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1977, the Eleanor Farjeon Awward in 1984 and an OBE in 1999.

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By Sun and Candlelight by Shirley Hughes
Shirley Hughes
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.