Hughes at her best. Simple, evocative rhymes conjure up images that then explode in the magnificent richness of her paintings. Guardian Shirley Hughes is a national treasure. Philip Pullman No one understands better the springs of delight in words and pictures. TES A beautiful gift edition of the classic picture book … we will enjoy reading these over and over. babybuzz Magazine A romp through the changing season Telegraph Magazine Sheer joy from start to finish with its flowing rhymes about all the things children experience. It’s perfect to share and read aloud and will become an enduring family favourite. –Parents in Touch
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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 recent and celebrated picture books include Daisy Saves the Day und Let’s Join In: A First Book of Bedtime Stories. Shirley’s first novel, Hero on a Bicycle was published by Walker in 2012, and her critically acclaimed adventure, Whistling in the Dark was also published by Walker in 2015. She lives in West London.
A beautiful first collection of poems by two-time Kate Greenaway Medal-winner Shirley Hughes. In this wonderful collection of poems, by best-loved and Kate Greenaway Medal-winner, Shirley Hughes, Katie and her little brother Olly go out and about, romping through the changing seasons. They take pleasure in the different elements and weather conditions – sunshine, wind, rain, mist and even snow. From the joys of the seaside to the miseries of the sickbed, this exuberant volume captures to perfection the world of childhood.