Alfie gets in first

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Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1982 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Alfie accidentally locks his mother and baby sister Annie Rose outside and can't reach the latch to let them in. Soon the whole neighborhood is involved in getting the door open.

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User Review  - 32BASKETBALL - LibraryThing

This book is a bout Alfie, who always likes to be first. After shopping with his mom and sister, Alfie runs to be home first. In doing so, he locks himself inside and locks his mom and sister outside. The neighbors try to help them, at the end the door is unlocked. Read full review

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User Review  - AlissaT - LibraryThing

Alfie Gets in First tells the story of Alfie, who likes to be first. All day, he comes in first before his mom and his sister. He even gets into the house before they do. Unfortunately, he locks ... Read full review

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About the author (1982)

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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