Shirley Hughes: British Author and Illustrator Whose Books Entertained Generations of Young Readers and Their Parents

From a New York Times obit by Jan Benzel headlined “Shirley Hughes, Whose Books Depicted Children’s Mini-Dramas, Dies at 94”:

Shirley Hughes, a British author and illustrator whose picture books about the quotidian dramas and escapades of children entertained and reassured generations of young readers and their parents, died on Friday at her home in West London….

Ms. Hughes, whose own childhood was circumscribed by World War II, wrote and illustrated more than 70 books for children of all ages, including two novels for young adults.