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How old is Shirley Hughes?

How old is Shirley Hughes?

94 years (July 16, 1927)
Shirley Hughes/Age

Who wrote Dogger?

Shirley Hughes
Shirley Hughes has illustrated more than 200 children’s books and is one of the best-loved writers for children, with beloved classics including the Alfie and Annie Rose stories, and Dogger. She has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice and has been awarded the OBE for her distinguished service to children’s literature.

When was Shirley Hughes born?

July 16, 1927 (age 94 years)
Shirley Hughes/Date of birth

Shirley Hughes, CBE (born 16 July 1927) is an English author and illustrator. She has written more than fifty books, which have sold more than 11.5 million copies, and has illustrated more than two hundred.

Where was Shirley Hughes born?

West Kirby, United Kingdom
Shirley Hughes/Place of birth

What medium does Shirley Hughes use?

For colour work I use gouache colour, which comes in tubes like watercolour but has a bit more density, and oil pastels, finished with fine brushes.

Who wrote The Gruffalo room on the broom and toddler?

Julia Donaldson
Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson CBE
Alma mater University of Bristol
Period 1993–present
Genre Children’s fiction, drama, and songs (retail and schools markets)
Notable works The Gruffalo Room on the Broom Stick Man

What type of dog is Dogger?

The dachshund, short legged and long bodied, was originally bred to flush burrowing animals out of underground holes. With bold and lively personalities and weighing in around 20 pounds, some would say they suffer from the Napoleon complex.

What age is Dogger for?

It is a picture book suitable from age two and just the right length for bedtime. Dogger is a toy dog owned and much loved by a little boy called Dave.

When did Shirley Hughes start writing books?

She wrote, “I started to write my own picture-books when my three children were very young, about the age to be read to.” With the publication of Lucy and Tom’s Day in 1960, Hughes began her career as an writer and artist for children; she also continues to integrate illustrated works by other authors with her own …

Is Julia Donaldson deaf?

The creator of The Gruffalo, Britain’s favourite bedtime story, reveals how she’s fighting back against the cruel blow of hearing loss. With the insouciance of youth, Julia Donaldson shrugged off the early signs she was losing her hearing. She was barely out of her teens when she lost, first, the sound of birdsong.

What did Julia Donaldson want to be as a child?

– She decided she wanted to be a writer when her father gave her a big book of poems for her fifth birthday. – The Gruffalo, one of the most successful Julia Donaldson stories, has been translated into over 43 different languages, including Scottish Gaelic.

What is a Dogger?

Dogger, a person who engages in the sexual practice of dogging.