Big Alfie and Annie Roseby Shirley Hughes
A charming collection of nine short stories, poems, and colorful pictures starring Alfie and his baby sister, Annie Rose, that celebrate the drama of everyday life. "Overflowing with affection for the very young and full of uncanny understanding of their minor trials and triumphs."Horn Book. "Lovely."Kirkus Reviews.
"A generous collection of incidents and vignettes . . . Like their neatly plotted predecessors, these nine pieces explore childhood's joys and satisfactions with uncommon sensitivity and warmth . . . Lovely as a first chapter book to share with preschoolers, or for Alfie's old friends to read to themselves." —Kirkus Reviews
Meet the Author
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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