Holding tightly to his old bit of blanket as he attends his first birthday party, Alfie finds a way to be helpful, but it means putting down his blanket first.
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Shirley Hughes has written more than 200 books, creating enduring characters like Alfie and Dogger, who have thrilled children and adults alike with their tales of growing up and everyday discovery. Her many awards include the Kate Greenaway Medal and the prestigious Eleanor Farjeon Award for her services to children's literature.Review:
"There's just something so reassuring about Hughes' colourful drawings of the day-to-day activities that you know inside out . . . Words and pictures merge seamlessly . . . Hughes is a magical storyteller with an instinctive understanding of the mind of the pre-schooler . . . She makes the ordinary extraordinary" * Guardian * "Shirley Hughes is a national treasure" -- Philip Pullman "Hughes' perceptive eye captures the expressions and feelings of small children perfectly" * Scotsman *
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Book Description Random House Children's Books, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M009925607X