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ISBN: 9780370328393 - A Brush with the Past
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A Brush with the Past

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1900-1950 the Years That Changed Our Lives

Shirley Hughes

ISBN: 9780370328393
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Bodley Head Children's Books


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Features narrative paintings and line illustrations of Shirley Hughes. Double-page spreads in this book offer snapshots of life, from an elegant Edwardian picnic to afternoon tea in the trenches during the First World War. Each spread is followed by a 'scrapbook'. It features stories within stories, told from the author's own experience.

 

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Shirley Hughes' rich narrative paintings and finely observed line illustrations are interwoven with fascinating details, capturing the atmosphere of the era. Stunning double-page spreads offer poignant snapshots of life, from an elegant Edwardian picnic to afternoon tea in the trenches during the First World War. Each spread is followed by a 'scrapbook' of the times, featuring fascinating details about domestic life and the events and innovations that shaped the modern world. This is an intimate book of stories within stories, told from the author's own personal experience.