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Alfie and the birthday surprise

Author: Shirley Hughes
Publisher: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1998. ©1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
The death of Bob's cat prompts his friends and family to give him a surprise birthday party and a very special present.

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Genre/Form: Picture books
Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Hughes
ISBN: 0688151876 9780688151874 1862307873 9781862307872
OCLC Number: 36446836
Notes: "First published 1997 in Great Britain by The Bodley Head Children's Books, Random House." -- Title page verso.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Shirley Hughes.


Birthday parties always make people happy and Alfie's neighbour, Mr MacNally, really does need cheering up because his beloved cat, Smoky, has died. Alfie thinks a party might just help, and there's  Read more...


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Shirley Hughes' warmth and ability to capture the emotions of the under-5s remain unrivalled * Financial Times * Text and artwork coalesce in a tender story * Parents Magazine * A directness and a Read more...

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