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Emma Chichester Clark

  • 5 stars across 68 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)
    6th September 2007

    James and the Giant Peach

    "A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" - David Walliams From the world's NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER , J... More

    (88 reviews)
    6th February 2020

    Toto: The Wizard of Oz as Told by the Dog

    From master storyteller MICHAEL MORPURGO, and illustrated by the award-winning EMMA CHICHESTER CLARK, comes a surprisi... More

    (28 reviews)
    6th September 2018

    Three Little Monkeys

    A remarkable collaboration - that brings together giants of the picture book world - to create a funny, anarchic and u... More

    (18 reviews)
    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

    (14 reviews)
    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

    (13 reviews)
    1st January 2013

    Little Red Riding Hood

    A beloved fairy tale, retold for young children in classic picture book format. Arriving at Granny's cottage, Little Red... More

    (10 reviews)
    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

    (8 reviews)
    1st April 2010

    Not Last Night but the Night Before

    Beautiful illustrations bring charm and a new twist to this classic children's rhyme. Not last night but the night befo... More

    (6 reviews)
    1st January 2015


    The perfect gift for all ages, Pinocchio as you've never seen him before: telling his own story through the master sto... More

    (4 reviews)
    7th August 2014

    Mrs Vole the Vet

    Mrs Vole the vet has one son, two daughters, three cats, four dogs and no husband. Really, she has everything she... More

    (4 reviews)
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