Snow in the Garden: A First Book of Christmas

Written by Shirley Hughes

Illustrated by Shirley Hughes

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A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month October 2018 |

Award-winning illustrator Shirley Hughes is regarded as a national treasure for her touching and realistic picture books of contemporary pre-school life. This delightful anthology is full of Christmassy and wintery poems and stories all brought to life by her familiar illustrations of families enjoying seasonal delights. The perfect for book for the season.

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E

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Snow in the Garden: A First Book of Christmas Synopsis

This beautiful Christmas anthology contains winter adventures, seasonal poems, festive recipes and easy-to-make craft activities as well as Shirley Hughes' trademark warm and classic illustrations. Whether reading stories and poems to little ones or encouraging them to make beautiful crafts and Christmas treats, this book is the perfect introduction to this very special time of year.

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ISBN: 9781406384482
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9781406384482
Publication date: 4th October 2018
Author: Shirley Hughes
Illustrator: Shirley Hughes
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: Poetry, Short Stories
Recommendations: Julia Eccleshare's Picks

About 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.   Click here to read more about the author.

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