Shirley Hughes

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This week Sue Lawley's castaway is the children's author and illustrator, Shirley Hughes. The many characters Shirley Hughes has created - such as Alfie, Lucy & Tom and Dogger - have been delighting children and adults since the 1960s. She now has over 50 books to her name, in addition to illustrating the work of other writers, including the My Naughty Little Sister series by Dorothy Edwards.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Quoniam Tu Solus Sanctus from Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi
Book: Embarrassment of Riches by Simon Schama
Luxury: Painting by Titian: Bacchus & Ariadne

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45 minutes

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Fri 30 Mar 2001 09:00


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestShirley Hughes

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