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Format

Hardback

Author

Shirley Hughes

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2014

Author's Website

www.alfiebooks.co.uk/al...

ISBN

9781406357301

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Out and About A First Book of Poems

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From the joys of the seaside to the miseries of the sickbed, this exuberant volume captures to perfection the world of childhood. It is a beautiful gift edition of the classic picture book, with a new introduction by Shirley Hughes.

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Out and About A First Book of Poems by Shirley Hughes

In this wonderful collection of poems, Katie and her little brother Olly romp through the changing seasons, taking pleasure in the different elements and weather conditions - sunshine, wind, rain, mist, snow...


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Shirley Hughes is a national treasure.  Philip Pullman

Hughes at her best. Simple, evocative rhymes conjure up images that then explode in the magnificent richness of her paintings. Guardian

No on understands better the springs of delight in words and pictures. TES



About The Author

Winner of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award 2015.

Shirley Hughes has won many prestigious awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal twice. She began to write and design her own picture books when she had a young family and has now published more than two hundred titles. Shirley's first novel, Hero on a Bicycle (9781406336115) was published by Walker in 2012, and her critically acclaimed adventure, Whistling in the Dark was published in 2015. She lives in West London.

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