Dave mislays his companion and is distraught, only to find Dogger on sale at a school fete for 5p. This is a timeless classic which, in simple words and detailed pictures, shows the distress the loss of a toy causes a child, as well as the reality of family life. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. “Christmas in this book is more about family and home than cheap booze and shopping,” she says. Over 40 years after Dogger was published, comes this magical follow-up: Dogger's Christmas. The book won the 1977 Kate Greenaway prize, the children’s books Oscar, then 40 years later the “Greenaway of Greenaways” – a bit like being the all-time hall-of-famer in the baseball hall of fame – weeks after my father’ death, while Mum was working on another book about a toy lost in this-time-enchanted Holland Park: Jonadab and Rita. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. But there are suprises in store.Shirley Hughes is the creator of the bestselling, best-loved, Dogger. Oct 11, 2012 - Shirley Hughes, OBE (born 16 July 1927, West Kirby, Cheshire, United Kingdom) is an English author and illustrator. 2. The car was turned round and we drove back to search for him, but Oscar was never found.'. 'Next year, I'll be working on a new Alfie book, which tackles that familiar scenario of what happens when a pre-schooler doesn't want to go to bed. By the time Dave finds his family, it is too late – Dogger is sold. Psychic who predicts the future using ASPARAGUS claims 2021 will see TWO royal divorces and... Legal aid barrister, 27, who went to state school and put herself through university reveals she now earns... Carer, 46, who hit her 17st weight loss target during lockdown and went from a size 34 to a size 10 is named... House of horrors! 'It was so exciting to see my family's reaction to my early artwork for the story last year. Shirley Hughes has won the Other Award, the Eleanor Farjeon Award, and the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration twice, for Dogger in 1977 and for Ella's Big Chance in 2003. Affordable books. More than 40 years have passed since a stuffed toy dog named Dogger and his doting, but occasionally careless, owner Dave first captured the hearts of children and parents alike. Shirley Hughes has won many prestigious awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal twice. 'I'd been wanting to do another Christmas story but it took a while for the right idea to form in my head,' says Shirley. Brand new Book. The brown fur remains ever-so-slightly threadbare, testament to the affections of one very devoted owner. Dave mislays his companion and is distraught, only to find Dogger on sale at a school fete for 5p. Language: English. 5. The time of carol-singing, tree-decorating, and of course lots of presents. “Alfie’s sister, Annie Rose, throws a temper, over-excited; there’s a battery lacking.” All this is nothing, however, compared with Dogger, almost forgotten in the bustle, buried under a pile of wrapping paper – then nowhere to be found. Shirley Hughes (illustrator). Alfie gets out and about in the garden with Dad, in … Battered Dogger was the perfect inspiration. But there are suprises in store... Shirley Hughes is the creator of the bestselling, best-loved, Dogger. It’s a sort of remake of Mum’s best loved and most successful book, Dogger, about a boy, Dave, who loses the cuddly toy on which he feels his life depends, the ensuing trauma – and resolution. £19.95. Aquí nos gustaría mostrarte una descripción, pero el sitio web que estás mirando no lo permite. As of 2007 she lives in London. 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