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Emma Chichester Clark

  • 5 stars across 60 books
    Emma Chichester Clark's Biography
    Emma Chichester Clark is an award-winning illustrator and author who has published over 60 books including her best selling series of picture books about a child's toy called Blue Kangaroo

    Emma Chichester Clark Facts
    Emma was born on 15th October 1955 in London and she attended boarding school where she developed her love for illustrating. After graduating from the Royal College of Art, Emma began producing illustrations for magazines and book covers before she was invited to illustrate her first collection of children's books compiled by Laura Cecil. Emma continues to work with other authors as well as writing and illustrating her own books.

    Our favourite Emma Chichester Clark Book Characters
    Blue Kangaroo - from the Blue Kangaroo series
    Toto - from Toto: The Dog Gone Amazing Story of the Wizard of Oz
    Melrose and Croc - from Friends for Life

    Our favourite Emma Chichester Clark Book Quotes
    "My name is Plum and I’m a whoosell – that’s whippet mixed with Jack Russell and poodle. I especially like swimming, leaping, catching, and croissants, and my favourite fragrance is fox poo." (Plumdog)
    1st January 2017

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Lewis Carroll's fantastical tale is an artist's dream. With the complete, unabridged text and glowing full-colour illust... More

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    25th April 2013

    Come to School too, Blue Kangaroo!

    Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever! The eighth title in this hugely popular series featuring Lily and her l... More

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    2nd October 2006

    Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo!

    Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever! A heart warming festive story featuring Lily and her much... More

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    1st March 2004

    What Shall We Do, Blue Kangaroo?

    Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever! Another heart warming story featuring Lily and her much-l... More

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    7th April 2003

    It Was You! Blue Kangaroo

    Lily and Blue Kangaroo are inseparable. Whatever Lily does, Blue Kangaroo does too. But Lily is not always fair, and w... More

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    2nd April 2015

    I Love You, Blue Kangaroo!

    Every night Blue Kangaroo falls fast asleep, cuddled in Lily's arms. But as new toy animals start arriving, Blue Kangaro... More

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    1st April 2008

    Happy Birthday, Blue Kangaroo!

    Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever! It's a double birthday celebration in this heartwarming s... More

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    2nd July 2001

    Where Are You, Blue Kangaroo?

    Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever! A heartwarming story featuring Lily and her much-loved to... More

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    25th February 2016

    When I First Met You, Blue Kangaroo!

    How the friendship of a lifetime began! The ninth title in this hugely popular series featuring Lily and her loveable... More

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    1st September 2016

    Plenty of Love to Go Round

    When Binky the cat moves in next door, Plum can't understand why everyone likes him so much. But she soon learns that th... More

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    3rd February 2014

    Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    When Goldilocks sneaks into the three bears' cottage, no one seems to be home. But the bears soon return from their walk... More

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    3rd December 2015

    Love Is My Favourite Thing: A Plumdog Story

    Plum has lots of favourite things: catching sticks, her bear, her bed - but really LOVE is her absolute favourite thing.... More

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    25th September 2014

    Bears Don't Read!

    An exquisite new picture book from renowned illustrator, Emma Chichester Clark, creator of Blue Kangaroo. ... More

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    5th March 2009

    Mummy and Me

    Gorgeous new bear character from the highly-regarded creator of Blue Kangaroo and Melrose and Croc. The ... More

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    7th June 2012

    Lulu and The Best Cake Ever

    Come on down to Wagtail Town where every day is an adventure! A brilliant new series for young children from the highl... More

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    1st June 2015

    Friends for Life

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    31st January 2013

    Lulu and the Treasure Hunt

    Come on down to Wagtail Town where every day is an adventure! The second title in this brilliant new series for pre-sc... More

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    5th June 2014

    Alice Through the Looking Glass

    The sequel to Alice in Wonderland. Step through the Looking-glass into a topsy-turvy, magical world in this gloriously... More

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    1st September 2006

    We Are Not Fond of Rat: Band 02b/Red B

    Poor Rat! No one wants to be his friend. But when the other animals see how sad he is, they all try to make him feel b... More

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    30th May 2013

    Melrose And Croc: Beside The Sea

    Join best friends Melrose and Croc for a day of sunshine and laughter beside the sea! This glowing picture book from the... More

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    1st February 2018

    No More Kissing!

    "I wish no one had invented kissing." Momo doesn't approve of kissing. He especially doesn't like being kissed... More

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    1st April 2009

    Alice Through the Looking-Glass

    Walker Ilustrated Classics is a new series which brings together some of the best-loved stories ever told, illustrated b... More

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    14th September 2009

    Hansel and Gretel

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    17th February 2008

    Minti a Tinc

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    1st April 2004

    Up In Heaven

    Elderly Daisy can't keep up with Arthur any more, and then one day she wakes up to find herself in heaven! How marvellou... More

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    6th March 2008

    Eliza and the Moonchild

    A small moonchild tires of his white, white moon surroundings and whizzes down to earth only to find it a shadow-dark pl... More

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    11th June 2009

    Little Miss Muffet Counts to Ten

    In the nursery rhyme the spider frightened Miss Muffet away. Well, not this time! The spider asks her to stay, and to be... More

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    7th April 2011

    No More Kissing!

    'I wish no one had invented kissing.' Momo doesn't approve of kissing. He especially doesn't like being kissed. So he se... More

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    2nd April 2007

    Beside the Sea

    Join best friends Melrose and Croc for a day of sunshine and laughter beside the sea! This glowing picture book from t... More

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    2nd October 2006

    Together At Christmas

    Melrose and Croc are two irresistible new characters from the creator of the popular Blue Kangaroo series, Emma Chiche... More

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    6th August 2009

    My Baby Sister

    The second book about gorgeous toddler bear, Humber, and his family. From the highly-regarded creator of Blue Kangaroo... More

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    15th January 2005

    I Love You, Blue Kangaroo!

    Blue Kangaroo has always been Lily's favourite toy, but then Wild Brown Bear comes along, and then Yellow Cotton Rabbit,... More

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    26th April 2010

    Eliza and the Moonchild/ Azeeza Wa Ghulam Al Qamar

    The Moonchild is tired of seeing only white so he pops down to Earth in search of color. Disappointed to find a grey sha... More

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    1st July 2008

    A Hero's Birthday

    Melrose and Croc return in style in this beautiful picture book adventure, full of tension and drama, from the interna... More

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    5th January 2006

    I Love You, Blue Kangaroo!

    Blue Kangaroo has always been Lily's favourite toy, but then Wild Brown Bear comes along, and then Yellow Cotton Rabbit,... More

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    1st September 2005

    Piper

    Piper is a gentle dog, courageous and anxious to please. His mother told him to always obey his master, and he does his ... More

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    2nd July 2007

    Go To Town

    Melrose and Croc are two irresistible new characters from the creator of the popular Blue Kangaroo series, Emma Chiche... More

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    5th March 2009

    Minty and Tink

    Minty is delighted - she has found her very own talking toy bear called Tink! But Tink is to be a present for her baby b... More

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    18th October 2010

    I Love You, Blue Kangaroo/ Kanghoori Al Habeeb

    Blue Kangaroo is Lily's favourite toy, but as Lily is given more and more other soft toys, the kangaroo begin to feel un... More

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    1st April 2010

    Plum and Rabbit and Me

    The third book about gorgeous toddler bear, Humber, and his family. From the highly-regarded creator of Blue Kangaroo ... More

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    2nd May 2006

    Find A Smile

    Find a smile with Melrose and Croc - the new picturebook stars from the creator of Blue Kangaroo. When M... More

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    2nd May 2011

    We are Not Fond of Rat!

    Collins Big Cat Phonics is a guided reading series for ages 4-6 edited by Kay Hiatt. Top children's authors and illustra... More

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    30th May 2013

    Melrose And Croc: Find A Smile

    READ BY EMILIA FOX. A heartwarming adventure about finding your smile with two endearing new characters from the creat... More

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    30th May 2013

    Melrose And Croc: Go To Town

    Melrose and Croc are two irresistible new characters from the creator of the popular Blue Kangaroo series, Emma Chichest... More

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    30th May 2013

    Melrose And Croc: A Hero's Birthday

    Melrose and Croc return in style in this beautiful picture book adventure, full of tension and drama, from the internati... More

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    30th May 2013

    Melrose And Croc: Together At Christmas

    Melrose and Croc are two irresistible new characters from the creator of the popular Blue Kangaroo series, Emma Chichest... More

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    1st June 2002

    No More Kissing

    I WISH NO ONE HAD INVENTED KISSING. Momo doesn't approve of kissing. He especially doesn't like being ki... More

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    6th April 2006

    Amazing Mr Zooty!

    Watch out for the Amazing Mr Zooty! He's always out and about and on the lookout for people to help. So when he meets th... More

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    1st May 2009

    Find a Smile

    READ BY EMILIA FOX. A heartwarming adventure about finding your smile with two endearing new characters from the creator... More

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    24th September 2018

    The Rescue of Bunny Wunny

    A wickedly funny modern cautionary tale from Emma Chichester Clark, the highly regarded, award-winning creator of Blue... More

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    6th April 2006

    Will and Squill

    Will and Squill have been friends ever since they were both tiny. Neither of their mums are happy about it. 'Dirty littl... More

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    2nd January 2019

    Melrose and Croc Friends For Life: Band 06/Orange

    Melrose and Croc discuss all the reasons they are all the very best of friends. From the creator of the Blue Kangaroo ... More

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    2nd January 2019

    Melrose and Croc Go To Town: Band 06/Orange

    Little Green Croc is excited to go into town - but it's very busy out there and Melrose is keen to remind him they sho... More

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    2nd January 2019

    Melrose and Croc Find A Smile: Band 06/Orange

    Melrose has lost his smile - will Little Green Croc help him to find it again? This glowing picture book from the crea... More

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    2nd January 2019

    Melrose and Croc Beside the Sea: Band 09/Gold

    Join best friends Melrose and Croc for a day of sunshine and laughter beside the sea! This glowing picture book from t... More

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