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Snow in the Garden: A First Book of Christmas

Written by Shirley Hughes

Illustrated by Shirley Hughes

Key Stage 1 Poetry Short Stories

LoveReading View on Snow in the Garden: A First Book of Christmas

A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month October 2018 |

Award-winning illustrator Shirley Hughes is regarded as a national treasure for her touching and realistic picture books of contemporary pre-school life. This delightful anthology is full of Christmassy and wintery poems and stories all brought to life by her familiar illustrations of families enjoying seasonal delights. The perfect for book for the season.

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E

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Snow in the Garden: A First Book of Christmas Synopsis

This beautiful Christmas anthology contains winter adventures, seasonal poems, festive recipes and easy-to-make craft activities as well as Shirley Hughes' trademark warm and classic illustrations. Whether reading stories and poems to little ones or encouraging them to make beautiful crafts and Christmas treats, this book is the perfect introduction to this very special time of year.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406384482
Publication date: 4th October 2018
Author: Shirley Hughes
Illustrator: Shirley Hughes
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1
Topics: Poetry, Short Stories

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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