Alfie Gets in First
A timeless picture book, and the first in the hugely popular Alfie series, now resized and given a wonderfully fresh, classic new look
Alfie and his mum and baby sister, Annie Rose, arrive home after shopping. While his mum struggles with the pushchair outside, Alfie rushes inside and slams the door behind him. So now Alfie's stuck INSIDE and his mum and Annie Rose are stuck OUTSIDE without a key! Soon everyone in the street is trying to help rescue Alfie - but he's got a plan of his own . . .
Praise for Alfie Gets in First
Unbearably exciting. Our four-year-old demanded a second readingDarren Slade, Daily Echo
There's just something so reassuring about Hughes' colourful drawings of the day-to-day activities that you know inside out . . . words and pictures merge seamlessly . . . Hughes is a magical storyteller with an instinctive understanding of the mind of the pre-schooler . . . she makes the ordinary extraordinaryGuardian
Shirley Hughes is a national treasurePhilip Pullman
Text and artwork are both delightful and sympathetically balancedBritish Book News