The poetry and timeless images from Shirley Hughes' classic collection depict an evocative relish for the great Outdoors.
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.
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...
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
|Publication date:||1st October 2014|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Year Groups:||Key Stage 1|
|Topics:||Poetry , Poetry|
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. Click here to read more about the author.More About Shirley Hughes