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Shirley Hughes

Born on  16th July 1927, Liverpool, England

Died on 25th February 2022, London, England

Shirley has written more than fifty books, which have sold more than 11.5 million copies, and has illustrated more than two hundred. 

Shirley won the 1977 and 2003 Kate Greenaway Medals for British children's book illustration. In 2007, her 1977 winner, Dogger, was named the public's favourite winning work of the award's first fifty years. She won the inaugural Booktrust lifetime achievement award in 2015.

More books by Shirley Hughes



Other books in the Alfie series



Lucy and Tom series