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Alfie Weather


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Mai 2002

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Any old weather is Alfie weather and as Alfie demonstrates in this stunning collection of stories and poems, there's always lots to do come rain or shine. Whether it's exploring frozen puddles on a frosty winter's day or wading in a cool stream on a hot summer's afternoon, Alfie's world is a great place to be!

Portrait

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, and she followed it with, among others, Dogger and the Alfie series. Shirley Hughes has won the Other Award, the Eleanor Farjeon Award, and the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration twice, for Dogger in 1977 and for Ella's Big Chance in 2003. In 2007 Dogger was voted the public's favourite Greenaway winner of all time. Shirley received an OBE in 1999 for services to Children's Literature.

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"These stories make the perfect starting point for exploring weather with your own children" -- Hilary White Professional Child Care 20080401
EAN: 9780099404255
ISBN: 0099404257
Untertitel: 'Alfie'. 48 Abbildungen. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2002
Seitenanzahl: 48 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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