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English children's writer and illustratorwd:Q7498774
Shirley Hughes, (born 16 July 1927) is an English author and illustrator. She has written more than fifty books, which have sold more than 11.5 million copies, and has illustrated more than two hundred. As of 2007 she lives in London.Hughes 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. She was a recipient of the Eleanor Farjeon Award. She is a patron of the Association of Illustrators.
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