Let's Join in: Four Stories

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Candlewick Press, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 60 pages
2 Reviews
Four stories, each about a simple verb--hiding, giving, chatting, and bouncing--show the many lively situations each experience can evoke, in a spirited volume with simple, rhythmic text and warm, realistic illustrations.

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User Review  - ImperfectCJ - LibraryThing

I learned of Shirley Hughes from Jim Trelease's The Read-Aloud Handbook. We just picked up this one and another of her books from the library this morning. Let's Join In is an adorable book. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nojood Alsudairi - Goodreads

Rich in vocabulary for young readers. Beautiful illustrations. Read full review

About the author (1999)

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.

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