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All about Alfie

All about Alfie

Hughes, Shirley, 1927-

Alfie and his best friend Bernard have a day out full of surprises when they go to meet a very great person indeed. What's more there are secret dens to explore, snowy skies, birthday fun and a very unexpected visitor on a special night-time trip!

Paperback, Book. English.
All formats and editions (2)
Published London: Red Fox, 2012
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Available at (CLE) Leyland, (EBR) Brierfield and (NAN) Ansdell.

  • (CLE) Leyland – One available in JF Younger Readers Picture Book Childrens Library JF

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    30118126207368 JF Younger Readers Picture Book Childrens Library JF Junior Fiction Available
  • (EBR) Brierfield – One available in JF Younger Readers Picture Book Childrens Library JF

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    30118126207350 JF Younger Readers Picture Book Childrens Library JF Junior Fiction Available
  • (NAN) Ansdell – One available in JF Younger Readers Picture Book Childrens Library JF

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    30118126207418 JF Younger Readers Picture Book Childrens Library JF Junior Fiction Available
  • (NCA) Carnforth – Earliest copy due back 1st November

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    30118126207400 JF Younger Readers Picture Book Childrens Library JF Junior Fiction Due back 1st November
  • (SBU) Burscough – Earliest copy due back 30th October

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    30118126207426 JF Younger Readers Picture Book Childrens Library JF Junior Fiction Due back 30th October

Details

Statement of responsibility: Shirley Hughes
ISBN: 184941288X, 9781849412889
Intended audience: Preschool.
Note: Originally published: London: Bodley Head, 2011.
Physical Description: [30] p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Series: A Shirley Hughes classic; Alfie
Subject: Early Years.; Picture Books.; Alfie (Fictitious character : Hughes) Pictorial works Juvenile fiction.; Children's stories, English.
Series Title: Alfie.; Shirley Hughes classic.

Author note

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'sMy Naughty Little Sisterseries.
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,Doggerand theAlfieseries.
Shirley Hughes has won the Other Award, the Eleanor Farjeon Award, and the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration twice, forDoggerin 1977 and forElla's Big Chancein 2003. In 2007Dogger wasvoted the public's favourite Greenaway winner of all time. Shirley received an OBE in 1999 for services to Children's Literature, and is the first recipient of Booktrust's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Reviews

"Alfie (30 years old this year) and his friend Bernard are undimmed by time, as is his dowdy, bespectacled, adorable mum. An enchanting book to read and read"
The Times||"This book celebrates 30 years of Alfie, with a glorious collection filled with two brand new Alfie stories"
South Wales Evening Post||"Two new stories about the much loved pre-schooler. Ages 3+"
Bournemouth Daily Echo

Back cover copy

ALFIE
All About Alfie
Celebrate 30 years of Alfie with this collection of new stories packed with adventure! Alfie and his best friend Bernard have a day out full of surprises when they go to meet a very great person indeed. What's more, there are secret dens to explore, snowy skies, birthday fun and a very unexpected visitor on a special night-time trip!
Join our little hero and his friends and family in a celebration of all things Alfie...
More classic Alfie stories:

Alfie Gets in First * Alfie's Feet * Alfie Gives a Hand * An Evening at Alfie's * Alfie and the Birthday Surprise * Alfie Wins a Prize * Alfie and the Big Boys