... There are nearly 350 big pages of stories, prose and rhymes for children.
I bought my (spotless) copy in a charity shop for £1.50 so was later pleased to discover it on sale in Waterstones for £19.99. It's a hardback book, mine has the annoying removable sleeve that seems pointless for ... Read review
""our foremost chronicler of the life of ordinary households" (Chris Powling of 'Books for Keeps' on Shirley Hughes)
'''Shirley Hughes''' was born on Merseyside in 1927 and began her career doing illustrations for other author's books before writing and designing her own. Her most well known stories are probably '''Dogger''', which won the Kate Greenaway medal in 1977, (and in 2007 an award for the best book ever to have won the Kate Greenaway ..."
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This collection brings together some of Shirley Hughes' best work and celebrates one of children's books' best-loved author-illustrators. It begins with a selection of simple rhymes and stories and moves on to a number of classics featuring characters such as Dogger Alfie and Annie Rose.