Shirley Hughes

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illustration by artist Shirley Hughes from her book "All shapes and sizes". First published in 1986 bt Walker Books Ltd. Beatrix Potter, Shirley Hughes, Children Sketch, Children's Book Illustration, Book Illustrations, Amazing Drawings, Penny Black, Cat Art, In This World

All shapes and sizes

Another lovely illustration from the artist Shirley Hughes from her book "All shapes and sizes". First published in 1986 bt Walker Books Ltd. Copyright 1986 Shirley Hughes.

Beautiful art by the illustrator's illustrator, Shirley Hughes , from one of her delightful ' Alfie' books , ' An Evening at Alfie's '… . Christmas Illustration, Children's Book Illustration, Book Illustrations, Shirley Hughes, Christmas Art, Country Christmas, Christen, Penny Black, Vintage Art

Shirley Hughes

These books were well-loved by all of my children. Although I don't think the boys care about them any more my daughter is unwilling to let them go. I am glad because I don't want to part with them either. How many times have I read these stories to my children I wonder? Shirley Hughes was born in 1927. She began illustrating children's books in the 1950s, books like the My Naughty Little Sister stories by Dorothy Edwards and Something To Do which I mention in this post. In 1960 she…

Shirley Hughes writes about Alfie and Annie Rose, their neighbors, and family. The illustrations looks like real families live in the pages -- a little messy with much love. Shirley Hughes, Children's Book Illustration, Book Illustrations, Penny Black, Limited Edition Prints, Vintage Children, Kids Playing, In This World, Childrens Books

Shirley Hughes

If anyone wants tips on how to write and illustrate for children, look no further than the work of English artist Shirley Hughes, who has been delighting children for over 60 years, writing over 50 books and illustrating more than 200... ...watch and listen to Hughes discuss her work in The Guardian's audio slideshow and browse through her Alfie website. Below, watch a couple of videos in which she discusses her famous Alfie books and her 2010 book 'The Christmas Eve Ghost'... Shirley Hughes…

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