Children’s author cum illustrator, Shirley Hughes has passed away today, Wednesday, March 2, 2022.
concentrated on drawing and outfit plan at the Liverpool School of Art; and artistic work at Oxford’s Ruskin School of Art.
Her initial work included outlines for Dorothy Edwards’ My Naughty Little Sister before she composed and represented her own first book, Lucy And Tom’s Day, in 1960.
Hughes’ abundantly adored and generally read series Alfie was first distributed in 1977 and revolved around a young man and his younger sibling, Annie Rose.
While Dogger, from that very year, was about a young man who loses his stuffed canine toy.
How Did Shirley Hughes Died?
Shirley Hughes’s family told PA news agency that she died “peacefully at home following a short illness” on Friday in London.
Who Was Shirley Hughes?
At Oxford, Hughes was urged to work in the image book configuration and make lithographic representations.
Subsequent to graduating, she worked essentially as an artist for the books of different writers, including My Naughty Little Sister by Dorothy Edwards and The Bell Family by Noel Streatfeild.
The originally distributed book she both composed and represented was Lucy and Tom’s Day, which was made into a progression of stories.