Lucy and Tom at School by Shirley Hughes

Lucy and Tom at School

Written by Shirley Hughes
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Part of the Lucy and Tom Series


Lucy and Tom at School by Shirley Hughes

Lucy has her school things ready. She has a new grey skirt, a pair of brown shoes, a pencil case and a satchel. Tom wishes that he had a satchel too. Full of warmth and good humour, the happy simplicity of childhood is captured in this richly illustrated, classic picture book about two young children's first experience of school.


Shirley Hughes is a national treasure. --Philip Pullman, author, His Dark Materials trilogy

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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32 pages


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Red Fox Picture Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

7th July 2016



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