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.
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…
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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