(1927 - )
Shirley Hughes was an author and illustrator of children’s books.
Flowering Spring (1960)
Laura is determined to act, but her father thinks teaching would be more practical.
Lucinda’s Year of Jubilo (1965)
With their father’s death and the failure of the family firm, the Wymans retreat to Maine to regroup.
The Railway Children (1994)
When their father is taken away by strangers, the lives of three children are altered forever. They move with their mother to a cottage by a railway. The railway becomes their playground, and they befriend the rail workers and passengers who eventually help to reunite them with their father.