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Emma Chichester Clark

  • 5 stars across 69 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 brand-new phizzwhizzing novelty edition!James and the Giant peach is a children's classic that has captured young read... MoreJames and the Giant Peach

(92 reviews) Review
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 surprising... MoreToto: The Wizard of Oz as Told by the Dog

(28 reviews) Review
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... MoreGoldilocks and the Three Bears

(23 reviews) Review
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... MoreThree Little Monkeys

(18 reviews) Review
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... MoreLittle Red Riding Hood

(14 reviews) Review
2nd October 2006

Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo!

Lily and Blue Kangaroo – a friendship forever! A heart warming festive story featuring Lily and her much-loved... MoreMerry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo!

(14 reviews) Review
1st April 2008

Happy Birthday, Blue Kangaroo!

Lily and Blue Kangaroo – a friendship forever! It’s a double birthday celebration in this heartwarming story f... MoreHappy Birthday, Blue Kangaroo!

(8 reviews) Review
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... MoreNot Last Night but the Night Before

(6 reviews) Review
1st January 2015


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

(5 reviews) Review
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 needs a... MoreMrs Vole the Vet

(4 reviews) Review
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