An Evening at Alfie's by Shirley Hughes

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Author and illustrator Shirley Hughes was born near Liverpool, U. K. on July 16, 1927. She studied drawing and costume design at Liverpool School of Art and the Ruskin School of Drawing in Oxford. At first she was an illustrator of other author's works, but in 1960 she published Lucy and Tom's Day, which was the first book she wrote and illustrated. Since then she has written and illustrated over 50 books. She won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Dogger in 1977, the Eleanor Farjeon Award for distinguished services to children's literature in 1984, and the OBE for services to children's literature in 1998. She currently lives in London with her husband.
Published January 1, 1997 by Bodley Head. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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It could be any ordinary evening at Alfie's snugly helter-skelter house--with Mom and Dad off to a party, ""the MacNally's daughter, Maureen,"" come to baby-sit, and Alfie and little Annie Rose ready for bed.

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Hughes's warmly realistic paintings portray a particularly damp night, when Alfie and the sitter contend with a burst waterpipe.

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