Obituary: Shirley Hughes

British author-illustrator Shirley Hughes, best known for her picture books capturing the everyday experiences and emotions of young children, died on February 25 at age 94. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Shirley Hughes obituary

Prolific author and illustrator whose affectionate image of childhood has been instantly recognisable for more than 60 yearsShirley Hughes, who has died aged 94, was an award-winning author of more than 50 children’s books, and illustrator of some 200 more, with worldwide sales of more than 11m.... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-02 11:09:12 UTC ]
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Shirley Hughes, beloved English children’s author, dies at 94

Her books sold more than 11 million copies and earned her top literary honors in Britain. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-05 00:28:45 UTC ]
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Children’s Book Author Shirley Hughes has Died at 94

Shirley Hughes was the English author and illustrator of beloved picture books like Out and About, Dogger, and the Alfie series. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Shirley Hughes, children's author and illustrator, dies aged 94

Beloved English author and illustrator behind more than 60 books, including Dogger and the Alfie series, was voted the most popular Kate Greenaway winner in 50 years• Shirley Hughes obituaryShirley Hughes, the author and illustrator whose everyday stories of early childhood cast a happy glow... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-02 07:51:03 UTC ]
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Hugh Hefner obituary

Playboy founder, who has died aged 91, claimed he wanted to help liberate women as sexual beings – but critics decry a legacy of objectificationOne evening in 1967, Hugh Hefner, who has died aged 91, appeared on a TV special broadcast from the Playboy Mansion’s library. Puffing on his customary... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Obituary: Patti Hughes

Hughes, a longtime Macmillan executive and, most recently, the publisher's v-p of distribution, sales and special markets, died on June 12. She was 60. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Olwyn Hughes obituary

Literary agent with a fearsome reputation who was devoted to the work of her brother, Ted Hughes, and the posthumous literary life of his wife Sylvia PlathIn a photograph of Ted Hughes from his youth, the poet is cradling a large mirror. It reflects his sister, Olwyn Hughes, holding a box... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Shirley Hughes receives 'tremendous honour'

Shirley Hughes said it was a “tremendous honour” to receive the Book Trust lifetime achievement earlier today (7th July) at a reception in Holland Park, West London.   After receiving the award from author and Book Trust president Michael Morpurgo, Hughes said she was “absolutely thrilled”,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Trust award for Shirley Hughes

Book Trust will tomorrow (7th July) present Shirley Hughes with a lifetime achievement award at a ceremony in London.   The prize, which celebrates the body of work of an author or illustrator who has made an outstanding contribution to children literature, will be presented to Hughes for her... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Shirley Hughes: I hope books survive, they are wonderful pieces of technology

Shirley Hughes, winner of the inaugural Book Trust lifetime achievement award, answers our questions about Dogger, Alfie and how come she waited until she was over 80 years old to write her first novel. We also got to meet the real DoggerFirst of all some exciting news… Shirley Hughes has won... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Shirley Hughes and Vulliamy team up

Children’s author Shirley Hughes has been signed up for a new series by Random House... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hughes & Hughes to close Dundrum branch

Irish bookseller Hughes & Hughes is to close its Dundrum branch this Sunday (10th March),... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kobo partners with Hughes & Hughes

Irish bookseller Hughes & Hughes has partnered with Kobo to supply e-readers and ebooks.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hughes & Hughes opens in former Waterstone's store

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 07:50 Hughes & Hughes has opened a branch in a former Dublin Waterstone’s store, creating 14 jobs. The bookseller claimed the outlet in Dublin’s Jervis Centre is the country’s first pop-up bookshop. The 6,000 square-metre space... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Obituary: Joan Fusco

Joan Fusco, former manager of remainders and overstock at Abrams, died on September 14 following a debilitating stroke. She was 83. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jane Katjavivi obituary

My friend Jane Katjavivi, who has died aged 69 after a short bout of ill-health, dedicated her life to Namibia. She and I first met in the 1970s when we were both working in the London office of the South West Africa People’s Organisation (Swapo), the liberation movement fighting to end South... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Nicholas Evans obituary

Author of The Horse Whisperer, the 1995 book that was turned into a popular film, starring and directed by Robert RedfordNicholas Evans, who has died aged 72 after a heart attack, was the unlikely author of the bestselling novel The Horse Whisperer (1995), which became a Robert Redford film.... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Obituary: Christopher Foyle

Christopher Foyle, former chairman of Foyles bookshops in the U.K., has died at the age of 79. He had been suffering from leukemia. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Frederick Buechner

Widely recognized as one of the great Christian writers of the 20th century, Frederick Buechner died on August 15. He was 96. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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