Big Alfie And Annie Rose

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9780394220765: Big Alfie And Annie Rose

This charming collection of nine short stories, poems, and colorful pictures starring Alfie and his baby sister, Annie Rose, celebrate the drama of everyday life.

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Shirley Hughes has written more than 200 books, creating enduring characters like Alfie and Dogger, who have thrilled children and adults alike with their tales of growing up and everyday discovery. Her many awards include the Kate Greenaway Medal and the prestigious Eleanor Farjeon Award for her services to children's literature.

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Hughes offers readers her usual clear-eyed view of childhood in this 64-page collection of stories. It's a leisurely visit with siblings Alfie and baby Annie Rose; he teaches her to feed herself, and she rewards him cruelly: the very first name she learns to say is that of his friend Bernard. The children know all the people up and down their street, and theirs is a friendly world--when a neighbor, Mrs. McNally, gives Alfie a hat, he in turn offers it to the milkman on a rainy day. Light, unrhymed poems punctuate the stories about this school-age boy and his toddler sister. Fans of the other Alfie books and those meeting the family for the first time will be pleased by the real-life situations, jauntily depicted in Hughes's fresh-faced watercolors. Ages 3-6.
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Shirley Hughes
Published by Random House of Canada (1988)
ISBN 10: 0394220765 ISBN 13: 9780394220765
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(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Random House of Canada, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0394220765

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