Alfie Gets in First

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Mulberry Books, 1987 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
32 Reviews
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  - A. - Goodreads

Alfie Gets in First is a delightful children's book about a little boy who hurries into the house ahead of his mother and sister and shuts the door. Unfortunately for everyone, he manages to lock ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mathew - Goodreads

This book is so clever in terms of how it uses the format of the book as a bridge between Alfie and his mum - very few had played around with the book as being an object that could be played around ... 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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