Out and About A First Book of Poems by Shirley Hughes
  

Out and About A First Book of Poems

Written by Shirley Hughes
Illustrated by Shirley Hughes

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From the joys of the seaside to the miseries of the sickbed, this exuberant volume captures to perfection the world of childhood. It is a beautiful gift edition of the classic picture book, with a new introduction by Shirley Hughes.

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Out and About A First Book of Poems by Shirley Hughes

In this wonderful collection of poems, Katie and her little brother Olly romp through the changing seasons, taking pleasure in the different elements and weather conditions - sunshine, wind, rain, mist, snow...

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Shirley Hughes is a national treasure. Philip Pullman

Hughes at her best. Simple, evocative rhymes conjure up images that then explode in the magnificent richness of her paintings. Guardian

About the Author

Shirley Hughes

Winner of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award 2015.

Shirley Hughes has won many prestigious awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal twice. She began to write and design her own picture books when she had a young family and has now published more than two hundred titles. Shirley's first novel, Hero on a Bicycle (9781406336115) was published by Walker in 2012, and her critically acclaimed adventure, Whistling in the Dark was published in 2015. She lives in West London.

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Hardback
56 pages

Author

Shirley Hughes
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Author's Website

www.alfiebooks.co.uk/allabo...

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2014

ISBN

9781406357301

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