Author

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Shirley Hughes

English children's writer and illustrator

1927   -  

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
educated at: West Kirby Grammar School
occupation: writer, illustrator
award received: Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

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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works

13

The Witch's Daughter

book

author: Nina Bawden
illustrator: Shirley Hughes

1966

Dogger

book by Shirley Hughes

author: Shirley Hughes

1977

Mae'n fy N...Nychryn I!

book by Shirley Hughes

author: Shirley Hughes

1991

Straeon yng Ngolau'r Tân

book by Shirley Hughes

author: Shirley Hughes

1993

Lucy and Tom at the Seaside

author: Shirley Hughes

Lucy and Tom at Christmas

author: Shirley Hughes

Lucy and Tom Go to School

author: Shirley Hughes

Lucy and Tom at School

author: Shirley Hughes

All About Alfie

author: Shirley Hughes

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