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Charles Fuge

  • 5 stars across 37 books

    Charles Fuge was brought up in Bath, England, where a fanatical interest in wildlife translated into the drawing of animals. At Camberwell School of Art (where he was tutored by renowned illustrator John Lawrence), Fuge won the Macmillan Prize in 1988 for Bush Vark's First Day Out. This book then won the Mother Goose Award the following year, and a career in children's book illustration began. Fuge has since illustrated nearly 50 picture books, including the hugely successful Sometimes I Like to Curl Up in a Ball by Vicki Churchill, which was runner-up for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2001. He lives in Dorset with his partner, Sarah, and their 9-year-old son, Oliver, and continues to write and illustrate for children.

    6th March 2006

    Gilbert the Great

    'From the time Gilbert the Great White Shark was a tiny pup, Raymond the Remora stuck to him like glue...'Then one day, ... More

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    5th August 2010

    Gilbert the Hero

    It's great fun having a new baby brother, right? Well, not for Gilbert the Great White Shark. His new baby brother, Finn... More

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    6th August 2015

    Who Woke The Baby?

    A rhyming read-along romp with a lovable cast of animal characters, written by award-winning author Jane Clarke and with... More

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    3rd August 2006

    It's Lovely When You Smile

    An endearing and heart-warming tale guaranteed to make everyone smile. When Little Roo wakes up, he just feels grum... More

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    5th May 2011

    Bedtime Hullabaloo

    One night in the Silly Savannah a ludicrous Leopard is leapfrogging to bed and a hat-wearing Hyena is half asleep when a... More

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    12th August 2004

    Wonderwise: Hiding: A book about animal disguises

    Prize-winning non-fiction picture books with lively narrative text... More

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    1st February 2009

    Gilbert in Deep

    Gilbert, the great white shark, is back! In this charming sequel to the extremely successful Gilbert the Great, Gilbert ... More

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    9th August 2018

    A Home on the River

    Roald Dahl Funny Prize Winner, Peter Bently, teams up with the creator of Little Wombat, Charles Fuge, for this hea... More

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    5th February 2015

    A Lullaby for Little One

    A beautifully lyrical lullaby illustrated by internationally acclaimed artist, Charles Fuge. At the end of a lovely day... More

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