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The Big Alfie Out Of Doors Storybook

Written by Shirley Hughes

The Big Alfie Out Of Doors Storybook Synopsis

Alfie loves being outside and in this gorgeous collection of stories and poems he plays in the garden, camps in the countryside, shares a picnic on the beach, splashes in the paddling pool and lots more! Full of snapshots of family life, this is a book to treasure.

The Big Alfie Out Of Doors Storybook Press Reviews

Reading The Big Alfie Out of Doors Storybook is like wrapping you and your child in a big, soft, security blanket . . . In capturing the essence of early childhood . . . no other writer/illustrator comes near Shirley Hughes * Sunday Telegraph * An essential modern classic * Baby Magazine *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099258919
Publication date: 2nd June 1994
Author: Shirley Hughes
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 64 pages

About Shirley Hughes

Shirley was born in West Kirby, near Liverpool, and studied fashion and dress design at Liverpool Art School, before continuing her studies at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art in Oxford. She then embarked on a career as a freelance illustrator in London, where she still lives today. She illustrated other writers' work, including Noel Streatfeild, Alison Uttley, Ian Seraillier, Margaret Mahy and notably Dorothy Edwards's My Naughty Little Sister series. Shirley began to write and draw her own picture books when her children were young. Her first book - Lucy and Tom's Day - was published in 1960, ...

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