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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)
    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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    1st September 2017

    Toto: The Dog-Gone Amazing Story of the Wizard of Oz

    From master storyteller MICHAEL MORPURGO, and illustrated in stunning colour by the award-winning EMMA CHICHESTER CLARK,... 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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    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

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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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    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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    1st January 2015

    Pinocchio

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

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    21st September 2012

    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

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    6th September 2007

    Songs and Verse

    Exuberant rhymes are an intrinsic part of the appeal of Roald Dahl's books - and here are some classic and magical momen... More

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    1st October 2015

    Enid Blyton's Magical Treasury

    Popular and little-known stories by one of the world's best-loved children's authors, Enid Blyton, brought together ... More

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    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

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    1st June 2012

    HAVE YOU EVER EVER EVER?

    This is a glorious celebration of the wonder of books. Join the fun with Mother Goose as all your favourite nursery rhym... More

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    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

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    21st October 2004

    Orchard Aesop's Fables

    A timeless collection of over twenty of Aesop's best-loved fables, including favourites such as The Hare and the Tortois... More

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    1st August 2016

    The Pied Piper of Hamelin

    A beautiful edition of this classic retelling by master storyteller Michael Morpurgo, with glorious illustrations by Emm... 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 June 2015

    Friends for Life

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    3rd July 2014

    Baby On Board

    A reissue of Kes Gray's first picture book for Hodder and Sarah Nayler's first ever picture book. It is a funny, colou... More

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    1st October 2001

    Cunning Cat Tales

    A beautifully illustrated collection of stories with a cat theme. The collection includes: Puss in Boots: a retelling of... More

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    1st June 2012

    The Haunting of Pip Parker

    This is a deliciously spooky Christmas tale by the 2001-2003 Children's Laureate. Lots of children find it difficult to ... More

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    5th June 2014

    The Orchard Book of Classic Shakespeare Verse

    This selection of verse and poetry from William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright the World has ever known, is fill... 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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    24th May 2016

    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    Robin Hood steals from the rich to give to the poor, cleverly evading the Sheriff of Nottingham with the help of his fri... More

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    22nd May 2013

    Chwedlau Aesop

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    7th October 2010

    The Orchard Book of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales

    Welcome to the wonderful fairytale world of Hans Christian Andersen . . . retold for today's children by Martin Wadde... More

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    5th January 2016

    Pinocchio: Band 15/Emerald

    Remind yourself of the enchanting story of Pinocchio, by Pinocchio, retold here by the multi-award winning author Mich... More

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    1st September 2013

    The Pied Piper of Hamelin

    A spell-binding modern retelling of a classic children's tale by master storyteller Michael Morpurgo, with glorious illu... More

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    5th October 2009

    The Best of Times

    From Britain's best-loved children's author, Michael Morpurgo and illustrator Emma Chichester Clark (author of Plumdog).... More

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    5th June 2014

    Tales from Hans Christian Andersen

    A wonderful story collection, with the warmth and wit of the 19th-century originals. Emma Chichester-Clark's magical, co... More

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    1st February 2012

    What Will You be Grandma?

    Every child is asked what they would like to be when they grow up, but Lily decides to turn the tables by asking her gra... More

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    9th February 2016

    Oxford First Illustrated Dictionary

    The Oxford First Illustrated Dictionary, beautifully illustrated by well-known picture book artist Emma Chichester Clark... More

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    1st April 1993

    Greek Myths

    Presents retellings of sixteen Greek myths, including the stories of Pandora, Daedalus and Icarus, King Midas, Jason, an... More

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    14th September 2009

    Hansel and Gretel

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    1st October 2005

    Tales from Hans Christian Andersen

    Here is a wonderful toy-box overflowing with sparkling new translations of Hans Christian Andersen stories, written for ... 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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    10th October 2002

    The Sleeping Princess and other Fairy Tales from Grimm

    Step into a magical world of beautiful princesses, handsome princes and wicked witches. This collection contains ten of ... More

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    3rd September 2015

    The Orchard Book of Grimm's Fairy Tales

    Step into a magical world of beautiful princesses and handsome princes, wicked witches and good fairies. Here are ten... More

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    6th September 2010

    Bambert's Book of Missing Stories

    A sumptuous and stylishly illustrated edition of one of Reinhardt Jung's classic story brought to vivid life by Emma Chi... More

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    28th August 2003

    The Orchard Book Of Roman Myths

    A wonderfully rich and varied collection of fifteen stories from Roman mythology, retold for today's young readers. Here... More

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    16th July 2012

    Wolfie

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    3rd October 2013

    Orchard Greek Myths

    Discover the drama and thrill of sixteen classic Ancient Greek myths in this glorious story collection. Fea... More

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    8th October 2015

    Christmas Stories

    Curl up by the fireside with an enchanting collection of Christmas stories from Britain's best-loved children's author, ... More

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    1st August 2016

    Hansel and Gretel

    A beautiful new edition of this classic retelling by master storyteller Michael Morpurgo, with glorious illustrations by... 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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    25th June 2010

    Polo Finds a Friend

    This title is written by well-known, award-winning artist. Its conversational and friendly narrative encourages young ch... More

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    1st September 2005

    Oxford First Illustrated Dictionary

    This dictionary takes children on a magical journey while at the same time developing early dictionary skills. It inclu... More

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    1st October 2009

    Magical Princess Stories

    The Sleeping Beauty, The Frog Prince, The Lemon Princess, The Little Mermaid, Swan Lake, The Twelve Dancing Princesses a... More

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    1st August 1992

    The Orchard Book of Greek Myths

    This wonderful collection of sixteen favourite Greek myths captures all the magic of these timeless stories. These well-... More

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    1st August 2008

    Hansel And Gretel

    This is a gripping retelling of a children's classic story for the new generation.No child ever forgets the story of the... More

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    1st March 1992

    Beware of the Aunts!

    A little girl lists the foibles of her nine eccentric aunts, from the constantly kissing Aunt Anne to Aunt Jane and her ... More

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    1st October 2007

    Miss Wire's Christmas Surprise

    It's Christmas Eve at the Hideaway Home, but 95-year-old Miss Wire is the only resident who wants to celebrate. The othe... More

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    20th September 2007

    Princes and Princesses: Seven Tales of Enchantment

    Cinderella, Snow White and Rose Red, The Prince and the Flying Carpet, Beauty and the Beast, The Firebird, The Swans and... More

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    1st April 1996

    James and the Giant Peach

    For young James Henry Trotter, life with the exceedingly nasty Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker is pure misery. Jame dreams o... More

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    4th July 1996

    James and the Giant Peach

    James has lived with his two beastly aunts ever since the day his parents were eaten up outside London Zoo by an angry e... More

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    1st July 1998

    The Adventures Of Robin Hood And Marian

    Robin Hood is the most famous of heroes; tal es of his bravery have been handed down through 100''s of yea rs. In this f... More

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    18th July 2005

    Shakespeare's Verse

    The perfect introduction to the work of Shakespeare for older children. Extracts from his plays, as well as his poetry, ... 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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    6th October 2011

    The Orchard Book of Grimm's Fairy Tales

    Step into a magical world of beautiful princesses and handsome princes, wicked witches and good fairies. Here are ten of... More

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    1st June 2019

    Three Little Monkeys #2

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

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