A Life Drawing

Children's illustrator and author Shirley Hughes, creator of the Alfie books, reads from her new memoirs.

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Beginning with recollections of her inter-war upbringing near Liverpool.

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She recalls applying to Oxford because she had been told there was an ice rink there - which there wasn't.

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She looks back on the start of her career.

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She recalls how Alfie came into being.

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She observes how different the publishing world is today.