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Alfie Wins A Prize

Written by Shirley Hughes

Part of the Alfie Series

Alfie Wins A Prize Synopsis

Alfie's painting 'Motorbike Man' has been entered in the children's painting competition at the Harvest Fair. His friends have done paintings too, but when the winners are announced, not everyone is happy with their prize...Join Alfie on an exciting day at the fair as he comes up with a brilliant solution!

Alfie Wins A Prize Press Reviews

Inspiring, lovingly drawn * The Sunday Times * [Alfie] seems drawn from life, as ever * The Children's Bookseller * The story has comedy and pathos . . . The illustrations are enchanting - cosy, warm and also very familiar * The School Librarian * For many children this is a very familiar world * Carousel * For toddlers just begining to discover the fascination of everyday life, Shirley Hughes's classic Alfie series is a must * Irish Sunday Independent *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781862307889
Publication date: 3rd September 2009
Author: Shirley Hughes
Publisher: Red Fox Picture Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 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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