It saddened to announce the passing of the renowned author from England who had given his entire career to his passion. Yes, we are talking about Shirley Hughes who sadly passed away. He was 94-years-old at the time of her death. She lived happily in her entire life and after 94 years, she said her last goodbye to the world. Since the news of her passing went viral on social media, her fans and close ones are paying tribute to her and expressing their deep condolence. Here are some more details about Shirley Hughes.
Let us tell you that Shirley was an English writer and illustrator by her passion and made her career. Nearly, she had a long career and spent more than 70 years in her own career. In her entire career, she published 60 works and over 11 million copies of her literature which have been sold around the world. Many fans want to know about her and search for her name on social media.
How Did Shirley Hughes Die?
A post on Twitter confirmed the passing of the author that reads,” It is with deepest sorrow that we announce that Shirley died peacefully in her sleep at home on Friday, February 25. Ed, Tom, and Chlara Shirley’s Children”. The tweet was posted by her children. They are totally broke from the inside after losing their beloved mother. In this article, we will share some details regarding her death.
In her career, more than two hundred copies were illustrated by Hughes. Spending in her career, she achieved several awards and was honored by many because of her work as she got the Greenaway Medal two times in her work where she got in 1977 and later the second one in 2003. Along with many works of literature and picture books, she wrote some novels in her career, and Hero On A Bicycle was the first novel by her which was published in 2015.
She was married to John Sebastian Papendiek Vulliamy. He was an architect and the couple tied the knot in 1952 and kept their hand for a long time. But, Sebastian left the world in 2007. After his passing, she spent most of her time in writing novels and it was the hardest time for her that she is living without her partner. She was awarded by Kate Greenaway Medal for the novel Dogger. After her loss, the entire family has broken from inside and requested privacy. She will be always remembered by her fans and family.