Shirley Hughes

One of the defining British children’s author/illustrators since the war, Shirley Hughes is responsible for some of the most beloved picture books ever created. Hughes began her career illustrating other author’s work, most notably the My Naughty Little Sister series written by Dorothy Edwards. Her naturalistic sketches teemed with life and energy and, when she started writing her own accompanying text the results were simply magical. Her first entirely solo project was Lucy and Tom’s Day in 1960, which spawned a number of books centred on the adventures of the lovable duo. It is Alfie who has become Hughes’ most enduring creation, however, starring in over ten books of heart-warming yet cheeky fun. In 1977 her seminal picture book Dogger scooped the Kate Greenaway medal for illustration, a feat Hughes repeated in 2003 with Ella’s Big Chance, a retelling of Cinderella. Hughes has also written chapter books for younger readers and novels set during World War II for those a little older.

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The Alfie Books by Shirley Hughes 

Alfie Gets in First
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Alfie on Holiday
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The Big Alfie Out Of Doors Storybook
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Alfie and Dad
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Alfie at Nursery School
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Alfie's Feet
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Alfie and His Very Best Friend
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Alfie Outdoors
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Alfie and Grandma
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Annie Rose Is My Little Sister
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Alfie Gives A Hand
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Alfie and Mum
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An Evening At Alfie's
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Alfie Gets in First
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Alfie and the Big Boys
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Alfie & The Birthday Surprise
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All About Alfie
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The Lucy & Tom Books by Shirley Hughes

Lucy and Tom at the Seaside
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Lucy and Tom at School
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Lucy & Tom: From A to Z
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Lucy & Tom: From One to Ten
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Lucy and Tom at Christmas
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Other Picture Books by Shirley Hughes

Dogger
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Out and About
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Let's Join In
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The Lion And The Unicorn
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Moving Molly
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Father's Day
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My First ABC
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Ruby in the Ruins
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My First 123
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Bobbo Goes To School
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Angel Mae and the Christmas Baby
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Mother's Day
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Daisy Saves the Day
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Up and Up
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The Christmas Eve Ghost
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The Dixie O'Day Series in Order

Dixie O'Day: In The Fast Lane
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Dixie O'Day and the Haunted House
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Dixie O'Day: Up, Up and Away!
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Dixie O'Day on his Bike
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Other Books by Shirley Hughes

Angel on the Roof
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Whistling in the Dark
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Hero on a Bicycle
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The Shirley Hughes Collection
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It's Too Frightening for Me!
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