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An Evening At Alfie's

Written by Shirley Hughes

Part of the Alfie Series

An Evening At Alfie's Synopsis

All is quiet at Alfie's house - Mum and Dad have gone out and Maureen's baby-sitting. Then...drip, drip, drip. It's raining inside! The drip turns into a downpour and Maureen's parents have to come round to deal with the burst pipe, but only Alfie can work out what's worrying Annie Rose...Join Alfie in this wonderfully warm celebration of brothers and sisters (and babysitters!).

The Good Book Guide Review

Alfie and his sister Annie Rose are at home with the babysitter Maureen when Alfie hears a drip-drip-drip and it's getting louder. Alfie. Maureen and Maureen's mum and dad are all kept busy sorting out the problem. Lovable Alfie also appears in Alfie's Feet (£ 1. 50). Alfie Gets in First.

An Evening At Alfie's Press Reviews

Shirley Hughes is the queen of creating picture books in which everyday events are described in an engaging and interesting way. Children will be delighted to watch the way things become more and more chaotic in Alfie's house as more and more water drips down from the ceiling Through the Looking Glass

Book Information

ISBN: 9781862309913
Publication date: 2nd September 2010
Author: Shirley Hughes
Publisher: Red Fox 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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