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Alfie's Weather By Shirley Hughes

Alfie's Weather
by Shirley Hughes

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Any old weather is Alfie weather and as Alfie demonstrates, there's always lots to do come rain or shine. Explore frozen puddles on a frosty winter's day. Wade through a cool stream on a hot summer's afternoon. Or, take a pretend journey to the North pole. A collection of stories and poems.
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Alfie's Weather by Shirley Hughes

Any old weather is Alfie weather and as Alfie demonstrates, there's always lots to do come rain or shine. This stunning new collection of stories and poems will delight all Alfie fans!

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Alfie's Weather Reviews


"The stories and pictures we take to our hearts as children remain with us always." --Shirley Hughes

"Shirley Hughes represents ordinary life in a way that makes adults and children fall in love with it." --"The Sunday Times"
"Hughes's delightful illustrations are gloriously evocative . . . An enchanting collection." --Kirkus Reviews

About Shirley Hughes


Shirley was born in West Kirby, near Liverpool, and studied fashion and dress design at Liverpool Art School, before continuing her studies at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art in Oxford. She then embarked on a career as a freelance illustrator in London, where she still lives today. She illustrated other writers' work, including Noel Streatfeild, Alison Uttley, Ian Seraillier, Margaret Mahy and notably Dorothy Edwards's My Naughty Little Sister series. Shirley began to write and draw her own picture books when her children were young. Her first book - Lucy and Tom's Day - was published in 1960, and she followed it with, among others, Dogger and the Alfie series. Shirley Hughes has won the Other Award, the Eleanor Farjeon Award, and the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration twice, for Dogger in 1977 and for Ella's Big Chance in 2003. In 2007 Dogger was voted the public's favourite Greenaway winner of all time. Shirley received an OBE in 1999 for services to Children's Literature.

Additional information

GOR001142006
Alfie's Weather by Shirley Hughes
Shirley Hughes
Alfie
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Random House Children's Publishers UK
2001-03-01
48
0370325613
9780370325613
N/A
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.