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Alfie and Dad

Written by Shirley Hughes

Illustrated by Shirley Hughes

Part of the Alfie Series

Key Stage 1

LoveReading View on Alfie and Dad

Alfie's dad is always there for Alfie and Annie Rose. He's there to reassure Alfie during a restless night; he's there to find Alfie's favourite toy Flumbo when he gets left on the bus; and most of all he loves spending time with his children and they love spending time with him!


Alfie and Dad Synopsis

Join Alfie and Dad as they spend time together in this wonderful collection of stories from the award-winning Shirley Hughes.

Celebrating that special relationship between children and their dads.

Alfie and Dad Press Reviews

That rare jewel, a brilliant Dad book... fabulous stuff as ever from Shirley Hughes.  Read it, Daddy

In the run-up to Shirley Hughes's 90th birthday, this volume assembles stories in which Alfie's father helps his son: by sharing weekend activities, checking under the bed for flying loobies, retrieving a toy from lost property, finding a wandering cat's real home. Hughes makes the domestic blissful.  The Sunday Times

Book Information

ISBN: 9781782956914
Publication date: 17th May 2018
Author: Shirley Hughes
Illustrator: Shirley Hughes
Publisher: Red Fox Picture Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1

About Shirley Hughes

Winner of the Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award 2015.   Shirley Hughes (1927 – 2022) was born and grew up in West Kirby, near Liverpool. She studied at Liverpool Art School and at the Ruskin School of Art in Oxford, before embarking on a career as a freelance illustrator. At first she worked as an interpretive illustrator, but she began to write and design her own picture books when her children were very young. Her first book, Lucy and Tom's Day, was published in 1960. Shirley Hughes illustrated over two hundred children's books and is renowned as a champion of children's ...

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