Alfie Gets in First

Alfie Gets in First

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Description

Alfie has won the race to be first home but - oh no! - he's slammed the front door and Mum and Annie Rose are on the other side. Will he be able to solve the problem all by himself? This board book edition a classic Alfie story is the perfect present for the little one in your life.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Board book | 30 pages
  • 170 x 170 x 17mm | 318g
  • Red Fox Picture Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1782956581
  • 9781782956587
  • 64,499

Review Text

"Enormously satisfying."
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Review quote

"Enormously satisfying." * The Guardian *
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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, 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, and a CBE in 2017. She is the first recipient of Booktrust's Lifetime Achievement Award.
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Rating details

1,436 ratings
4.27 out of 5 stars
5 52% (747)
4 28% (405)
3 15% (222)
2 3% (50)
1 1% (12)
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