The Resource Alfie's Christmas, Shirley Hughes

Alfie's Christmas, Shirley Hughes

Label
Alfie's Christmas
Title
Alfie's Christmas
Statement of responsibility
Shirley Hughes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alfie opens his advent calendar and makes cards and presents. He sings carols and decorates the tree. And he writes a special letter to Father Christmas...But what will Father Christmas bring on Christmas Day?
Member of
Biographical or historical data
Shirley was born in West Kirby, near Liverpool, and studied fashion and dress design at Liverpool Art School, before continuing her studies at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art in Oxford. She then embarked on a career as a freelance illustrator in London, where she still lives today. She illustrated other writers' work, including Noel Streatfeild, Alison Uttley, Ian Seraillier, Margaret Mahy and notably Dorothy Edwards's My Naughty Little Sister series. Shirley began to write and draw her own picture books when her children were young. Her first book - Lucy and Tom's Day - was published in 1960, and she followed it with, among others, Dogger and the Alfie series. Shirley Hughes has won the Other Award, the Eleanor Farjeon Award, and the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration twice, for Dogger in 1977 and for Ella's Big Chance in 2003. In 2007 Dogger was voted the public's favourite Greenaway winner of all time. Shirley received an OBE in 1999 for services to Children's Literature.
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
Dewey number
823.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • From Preschool to Second Grade
  • from 0 to 5
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
Join Alfie and Annie Rose for Christmas! Alfie opens his advent calendar and makes cards and presents. He sings carols and decorates the tree. And he writes a special letter to Father Christmas...But what will Father Christmas bring on Christmas Day? It's going to be such an exciting day
Target audience
preschool
Alfie's Christmas, Shirley Hughes
Label
Alfie's Christmas, Shirley Hughes
Publication
Note
Hardback
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tracking the season on an Advent calendar while preparing special cards and gifts to exchange with loved ones, little Alfie and Annie Rose write a special letter to Father Christmas and anticipate the arrival of the exciting holiday
Control code
9780370332307
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Dimensions
26x25 cm.
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Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9780370332307
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color, illustrations, chiefly()
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) MH_106378

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