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Candlewick Press, 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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A little girl and her baby brother experience the various aspects of giving, finding that it is nice whether you are giving a present, a smile, or a kiss.

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User Review  - JackieOttman - LibraryThing

Child expericees both giving, and someone giving to her. Sometimes the gift received isn't quite nice,...soggy crackers from the baby or a scratch from the cat. Let's children explore life as gifts. ages 3-5 group Read full review

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User Review  - AkiraMaciOreo - LibraryThing

Giving By: Shirley Hughes This book is about a young girl and how she exercises patients when her sibling does things she does not like and its about how positive she feels when she give a present to someone or is kind to them as well. Read full review

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About the author (1993)

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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