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Alfie Gets in First by Shirley Hughes

Alfie Gets in First (edition 2009)

by Shirley Hughes (Author), Shirley Hughes (Illustrator)

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Title:Alfie Gets in First
Authors:Shirley Hughes (Author)
Other authors:Shirley Hughes (Illustrator)
Info:Red Fox (2009), Edition: Reprint, 32 pages
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Alfie Gets in First by Shirley Hughes



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Alfie locks his mother and sister out of their house and begins to cry and be upset while his mother tries to get help from the neighbors and community to open the door, but Alfie is able to calm down, grab his chair, and open the door for his mother.
Ages 4 and up
Pierce College Library
  McKenzie_Youngman | Dec 13, 2018 |
sometimes we have to learn our lessons the hard way. alfie learns a valuable lesson on what it means to be patient, listen, and think of others.
ages 3+
pierce college library ( )
  nicolecasiano | Nov 26, 2018 |
Alfie gets stuck inside the house because he shuts the door and he cannot reach the lock to unlock it. Everyone tries to help, but Alfie eventually gets it. The book teaches young children that even a bad situation can bring everyone together.
Ages: 3-5
Source: Amazon Kindle
  kleitch12 | Nov 25, 2018 |
Another fun Alfie story. What will everyon do when Alfie licks himself inside alone? ( )
  AccyP | Nov 16, 2018 |
"Alfie Gets in First" is about a young boy, Alfie, who gets inside his home before his mother and locks himself inside with his mother and baby sister locked outside. The whole neighbor gets involved in trying to unlock the door but Alfie has his own plans.
(Ages 3-5)
  mwassick | Nov 1, 2018 |
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Alfie comes home with mom and sister after grocery shopping. He wants to beat everyone in, and he does, but the door slams and he gets locked inside by himself.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0099256053, Paperback)

Arriving home after shopping with his mom and sister, Alfie rushes inside and slams the door. Bang! So now Alfie is stuck inside and his mom and Annie Rose are stuck outside without a key. Soon everyone in the street becomes involved in trying to rescue Alfie, but he has a plan of his own.

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Alfie accidentally locks his mother and baby sister Annie Rose outside and can't reach the latch to let them in. Soon the whole neighborhood is involved in getting the door open.

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