Shirley Hughes 1927-2022

Beloved children’s author and illustrator Shirley Hughes has died. She wrote over 50 books and illustrated over 200. She won awards for her illustrations for Dogger and the Alfie books.  In 1977 and 2003 she won the Kate Greenaway Medal for British children’s book illustration. In 2007, her 1977 winner, Dogger, was named the public’s favourite winning work of the award’s first fifty years.