• "Inspiring, lovingly drawn"

    The Sunday Times
  • "[Alfie] seems drawn from life, as ever"

    The Children's Bookseller
  • "The story has comedy and pathos . . . The illustrations are enchanting - cosy, warm and also very familiar"

    The School Librarian
  • "For many children this is a very familiar world"

  • "For toddlers just begining to discover the fascination of everyday life, Shirley Hughes's classic Alfie series is a must"

    Irish Sunday Independent