Alfie Gets in First

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Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1987 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Arriving home after shopping with his mom and sister, Alfie rushes inside and slams the door. Bang! So now Alfie is stuck inside and his mom and Annie Rose are stuck outside without a key. Soon everyone in the street becomes involved in trying to rescue Alfie, but he has a plan of his own.

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User Review  - TriciaETaylor - LibraryThing

Alfie wants to be first and first he is into the house after a trip to the store with his mom and sister. Alfie closes the house door locking himself in the house and his mom and sister out. After ... Read full review

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User Review  - davidpwhelan - LibraryThing

Shirley Hughes is a wonderful illustrator but her stories of Alfie and Annie Rose rank among our family favorites for young readers and story time. This volume has a trio of stories - Alfie ties his ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

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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