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Who was Shirley Hughes and what was her cause of death? Children’s author dead aged 94


Who was Shirley Hughes and what was her cause of death? Children’s author dead aged 94: This article is being written by us to pay a tribute to the renowned author from England whose name was Shirley Hughes as she has recently been passed away after living 94 years of her cherished life. She was an English writer and illustrator who had written numerous pieces of literature in her career. Approximately she had a 70 years long career in which she was able to publish 60 works and more than 11 million copies of her literature have been sold so far. Kindly read down all the sections of this article as we have discussed her marriage details, her husband’s details, and her children’s details. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com

Who was Shirley Hughes?

Over two hundred copies were illustrated by Hughes in her career and she was one of the children’s favorite authors, in her seven decades-long careers she was honored with many awards for her works as she got the Greenaway Medal two times in her career first in 1977 and second in 2003. Besides literature and picture books she also wrote novels in her span her first novel was Hero on a Bicycle was published in 2015. Keep reading this article as you will get to read about her husband and marriage details in the following section of this article.

Shirley Hughes Death Cause

According to her details, John Sebastian Papendiek Vulliamy was a man who was married to her. Shirley’s husband was an architect and etcher the couple tied the knot back in 1952 and both walked a long way together by holding each other’s hand in hand till 2007 as in 2007 Sebastian passed away. After passing her husband she started writing novels to use her time more efficiently. She was a self-taught author who started her illustrious career by illustrating other writers’ work. Dogger was the title of the book for which she was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal.

How did Shirley Hughes die?

As we have mentioned above she was an English writer who was born in West Kirby, Wirral and she grew up in the same place. Shirley used to go to West Kirby Grammer School and later got admission to Liverpool School of Arts. According to the reports she took her last breath on 25th Feb 2022 when she was 94 years of age. She died in a peaceful way at her residence in London. She was blessed with three children and their names are Ed Vulliamy who is the eldest child and he is a journalist, Tom Vulliamy and Clara Vulliamy are the two other children of her.

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Amjad Khan
Amjad Khan, Senior Editor (Politics), at Get India News in Delhi, has nearly two decades of experience in covering the wide spectrum of politics and the Prime Minister’s Office.


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