A Year of Stories: and Things to Do by Shirley Hughes

A Year of Stories: and Things to Do

Written by Shirley Hughes
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A Year of Stories: and Things to Do by Shirley Hughes

This wonderful collection from Shirley Hughes takes you right through the year with best-loved stories and poems for every month and mood. What's more, every month explores great things to do: crafts to make, games to play, ideas to explore. A treasury which will bring joy throughout the year, and for years to come... A YEAR OF STORIES AND THINGS TO DO includes: the Greenaway Medal award-winner Ella's Big Chance, Alfie's Feet, Alfie Wins a Prize, Don't Want to Go!, Bobbo Goes to School, Jonadab and Rita and many more...

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A perfect gift and a book to share and treasure for many years. * Parents in Touch * A Year of Stories and Things to Do has traditional ideas for games and creativity as well as poems and reassuring tales of toddlerdom. * Culture, Sunday Times * This has main grandparent present written all over it. . . Hughes's illustrations and gentle morality tales still pack a punch. -- Alex O'Connell * The Times * This book delivers plenty of inspiration for hours of creative fun and joy - a collection to be passed on to future generations. * Mumsnet Feature 'Best New Books for 4-7 year olds' *

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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288 pages
Interest Age: From 5 to 7 years


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The Bodley Head Ltd an imprint of Vintage Publishing

Publication date

28th August 2014



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