Tag Archives: Shirley Hughes

Helping out … through the power of literature

We’ve all seen and heard the devastating pictures, the alarming footage and heart-breaking stories. A lot of us have also delved deep to support the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Philippines Typhoon Appeal in whatever way we feel we can. In a … Continue reading

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From Florence to Porthaven – stories of secrets, self-discovery and survival

In which writewyattuk runs the rule over two winning children’s books that prove the future remains bright for traditional adventure stories. Shirley Hughes –¬†Hero on a Bicycle¬†(Walker Books, 2012) Shirley Hughes’ first novel – at the age of 85 – … Continue reading

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