Jenny Overton & Shirley Hughes - Author Picture

Jenny Overton & Shirley Hughes - Author

Jenny Overton grew up in a Surrey village that is still her home today. After taking a degree in English she spent most of her working life as an editor and wrote several books for children. She wrote The Thirteen Days of Christmas as a story
for her younger sister.

Shirley Hughes has created some of the most enduring characters in children’s literature and for this she was honoured with an O.B.E. in 1999. She has been the recipient of many prestigious awards, including twice winning the Kate Greenaway Medal.

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The Thirteen Days of Christmas
Jenny Overton & Shirley Hughes
A charming and deliciously witty story about an unusual Christmas present and the part it plays in bringing a young couple together. Three children long for their older sister to marry her sweetheart but they know that he'll only woo...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/10/2009
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