The internationally acclaimed Shirley Hughes offers a treasury of seasonal poems that evoke the day-to-day experiences of the very young. In this joyous collection of poems, Katie and her little brother, Olly, are ready for whatever each day offers sunshine, wind, rain, mist, or sw. From the happy sights and sounds of the beach to the quiet beauty of leaves in a rain puddle, this exuberant volume captures to perfection the everyday wonder of being out and about.
Shirley Hughes has illustrated more than two hundred children s books and is one of the world s best-loved writers for children. She has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice and has been awarded an OBE for her distinguished service to children s literature. In 2007, her book Dogger was voted the U.K. s favorite Kate Greenaway Medal winning book of all time. Shirley Hughes lives in London.