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By Sun and Candlelight

Written by Shirley Hughes

By Sun and Candlelight Synopsis

This stunning gift collection that celebrates the riches of a lifetime with poems and writings to mark each of the major milestones - childhood, young adulthood, falling in love, family life, growing older and death. 'With delightful illustrations, it is a gem that promises to delight for a lifetime.' - Daily Record

By Sun and Candlelight Press Reviews

With delightful illustrations, it is a gem that promises to delight for a lifetime. * 11/01/14 * So many images that show the artist's skill, her insight and her quiet humanity. * School Librarian * A beautiful book. * School Librarian * Perfect for reading together. * Daily Express * An anthology of verse and prose for all ages, much enhanced by Shirley Hughes' illustrations. * Spectator * Beautiful. For adults to rediscover, for children to delight in and for both to share together. * Carousel * With delightful illustrations, it is a gem that promises to delight for a lifetime * Scottish Daily Record * A book for all the family * Carousel * Shirley Hughes is a national treasure -- Philip Pullman * School Librarian *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780340989647
Publication date: 4th November 2010
Author: Shirley Hughes
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 112 pages

About Shirley Hughes

Shirley Hughes is one of the best-loved and most highly respected children`s illustrators working today. She trained at the Liverpool School of Art and then at the Ruskin School of Drawing in Oxford. Her first picture book was published in 1960. Overall she has illustrated more than 200 books. She won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1977, the Eleanor Farjeon Awward in 1984 and an OBE in 1999.

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