The Shirley Hughes Treasury: Nursery Rhymes, Poems and Stories for the Very Young

By Shirley Hughes

A classic and beautifully illustrated collection of nursery rhymes, poems, stories and learning by best-loved author–illustrator, Shirley Hughes.

A trip to the park on a windy day, counting ducks in the pond or simply enjoying playing hide and seek at home, there is so much that Katie and her little brother Olly get up to in their charming pre-school world. The Shirley Hughes Treasury delights in celebrating the everyday life of children in five sections for you and your little ones to dip in and out of and share at bedtime and any other time of the day. Featuring an array of classic stories, engaging poems and nursery rhymes as well as early learning, this essential collection celebrates the work of one our most revered authors to be treasured by a new generation of first readers and is the perfect gift.

Categories: Anthology

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781529515114
  • Published: 07 Sep 2023
  • Price: £20.00
  • Size: 260 x 215 mm
  • Pages: 192

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Customer reviews


'This book perfectly encompasses the warmth and wonder of childhood, through poems, nursery rhymes and stories that are classic and familiar. It is a superb introduction to various types of literature for young readers; every section is concise and digestible. With magic and fun in every line, each page is adorned with colourful illustrations by Hughes that excellently complement the text. This treasury is sure to be a firm favourite at bedtime or during quiet times of learning.' Reading Matters Guide 2023

'This is a delightful collection of nursery rhymes, poems, short stories, longer stories and a learning section too. It is a wonderful book to travel with as there are so many elements to engage a young one all in one book.' Books Up North

'Featured in the Books for Keeps Christmas gift guide' Books for Keeps

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