Alfie Gives a Hand

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Random House, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Join Alfie, his little sister, Annie Rose, and their friend Bernard, in this classic Alfie tale.

One day Alfie came home from Nursery School with a card in an envelope. His best friend, Bernard, had given it to him.

When Alfie is invited to Bernard’s birthday party he is a bit nervous about going on his own so he takes his special blanket with him. But Alfie has so much fun that he finds he doesn’t need his blanket after all – and he even makes a new friend too.

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User Review  - fuzzytoaster77 - LibraryThing

Alfie learns to let go of his special blanket that makes him feel safe when he meets a friend who also makes him feel safe. Ages 3-6 Source: Pierce County Library System Read full review

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User Review  - cmays93 - LibraryThing

Alfie is invited to a friends birthday party. He is nervous to be there so he brings his blanket. He sees a girl there who is shy he gives his blanket to her to borrow. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

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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