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Emma Chichester Clark

Born on 15 October 1955 in London, Emma Chichester Clark grew up in the Irish countryside but moved to an English boarding school after being inspired by Enid Blyton's books including Malory Towers.

She started illustrating when she turned 16 and is the author of the very successful Blue Kangaroo books. She now lives in West London and has worked with authors including Michael Morpurgo and Martin Waddell.



Emma Chichester Clark Books

  • AACBI 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Step into the magical world of Wonderland in this gloriously illustrated picture book retelling of Lewis Carroll's enduring classic, from the highly-regarded, prize-winning illustrator of Blue Kangaroo and Melrose and Croc. When Alice follows a white rabbit down a hole she discovers the extraordinary world of Wonderland, where a magical adventure begins. It's not long before Alice finds herself attending a very unconventional tea party and taking part in a peculiar game of croquet, all in the company of such mysterious and unforgettable characters as the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat and the Mock Turtle. Lewis Carroll's classic story is brought alive for a new generation of readers in this exquisite picture book.
  • AGLRZ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever! The eighth title in this hugely popular series featuring Lily and her loveable soft toy sees the inseparable duo starting at a new school with surprising results. When Lily starts at a new school she asks Blue Kangaroo to come too. Lily thinks Blue Kangaroo is worried about going but, secretly, he can't wait to explore and try new things - which is just as well, because the fun lasts even longer than he expected...A reassuring story for children starting school.
  • APHLJ 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Enid Blyton was a storyteller who effortlessly transported readers to the enchanted lands of her imagination. In Blyton's world, carpets could grant wishes, rabbits rode on underground railways and magic doors and rabbit-holes took adventurous children into strange new worlds. This collection, compiled by renowned Blyton experts Norman Wright and Mary Cadogan, combs the Blyton archive to select extracts from popular works such as The Magic Faraway Tree as well as forgotten tales from the hundreds of magazines Enid wrote and edited in the 40s and 50s. The book is divided into six chapters, such as 'Wizards and Witches', 'Animal Magic', 'Extraordinary Objects' and Greedy Magic'. Renowned illustrator Emma Chichester Clark, who illustrated the cover for the 70th anniversary edition of Five Runaway Together has provided atmospheric black and white drawings and eight full-colour plates.
  • AMXOQ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Every night Blue Kangaroo falls fast asleep, cuddled in Lily's arms. But as new toy animals start arriving, Blue Kangaroo worries that there just isn't enough room for him anymore. When he goes missing, Lily looks everywhere for him and it turns out none of the other toys mean as much to her as her first and favourite Blue Kangaroo.
  • ADDVB Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Lily loves Blue Kangaroo, but sometimes he disappears and Lily says, "Where are you, Blue Kangaroo?" And Blue Kangaroo waits for Lily to find him! . When Lily goes to the park, she has a great time, but forgets to hold on tight to Blue Kangaroo and nearly loses him. And when Lily goes shopping with Aunt Jemima, she leaves poor Blue Kangaroo on the bus! Luckily he is returned to her, but by now Blue Kangaroo is feeling very anxious. Then one day, Lily goes to the zoo with Uncle George and again Blue Kangaroo is nearly lost, but the trip gives him an idea that will mean he never be lost again. But where, oh where is Blue Kangaroo the very next morning? AGE 2-6
  • AYDUQ Babies
    Babies
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    Every night Blue Kangaroo falls fast asleep, cuddled in Lily's arms. But as new toy animals start arriving, Blue Kangaroo worries that there just isn't enough room for him anymore. When he goes missing, Lily looks everywhere for him and it turns out NONE of the other toys mean as much to her as her first and favourite Blue Kangaroo.
  • AMOFX 3 years +
    3 years +
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    An exquisite new picture book from renowned illustrator, Emma Chichester Clark, creator of Blue Kangaroo. A magical story of friendship to power the imagination and encourage children (and bears!) towards a lifelong love of reading. "That's just silly!" said his sister. "Bears don't read!" George isn't happy doing the usual bear things like chatting and fishing. But what else is there? Then one day, he finds a book beneath a tree and knows...More than anything he wants to learn to read! But, arriving in town, George soon discovers that it's not easy to be a bear at school! If only he could find someone to teach him the alphabet and change his life forever...Perhaps a little girl called Clementine can help? A feel-good story of determination and friendship - sure to encourage a lifelong love of books.
  • ADDUY Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    The second book about gorgeous toddler bear, Humber, and his family. From the highly-regarded creator of Blue Kangaroo and Melrose and Croc. When Humber's mum returns home from hospital, she has a little surprise for him...a baby sister, Plum! Mum's very busy taking care of the baby and she doesn't seem to have quite as much time for Humber as she used to. Can he think of a way to regain her full attention? Emma Chichester Clark's exquisite illustrations and wonderfully acute observations evoke a captivating world that both young children and their parents will instantly recognise.
  • ADDVS Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Lily and Blue Kangaroo are inseparable. Whatever Lily does, Blue Kangaroo does too. But Lily is not always fair, and when she is naughty it is Blue Kangaroo who gets the blame. One day Lily is very bad indeed, and Blue Kangaroo is taken away from her and placed on a shelf downstairs until he learns to behave! But will he? In the middle of the night Blue Kangaroo hops down from the shelf, draws a special picture saying 'sorry' and slips it under Lily's mum's door. Lily's Mum wants to know who drew the lovely picture. And Lily whispers, 'It was you, Blue Kangaroo!'
  • BIESS 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A small moonchild tires of his white, white moon surroundings and whizzes down to earth only to find it a shadow-dark place without colour. He meets Eliza, who reassures him that the morning will bring colour, and together they watch the sun rise while the little girl paints all they see. The moonchild returns home with their picture and the paintbox which he uses to bring colour to his world too. This is a life-affirming book from this award-winning artist.
  • ALIEL
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    Hello. 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. I live with Emma, an illustrator, and Rupert. My sister, Liffey, lives nearby. Over the last year I've been keeping a diary. Emma has helped with the pictures, but the words are all mine. Since 2012 Emma Chichester Clark has been delighting thousands of followers with her blog Plumdog, which records the day to day life of Plum, her dog, in Plum's own words and Emma's irresistible illustrations. This book collects Plum's best pages in book form. It will bring cries of delighted recognition from anyone who has ever owned a dog and, dare one say it, charm the pants off even those who strongly prefer cats.
  • AWWJV 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Plum has lots of favourite things: catching sticks, her bear, her bed - but really LOVE is her absolute favourite thing. She loves her family, and they love her. But trouble loves Plum too; sometimes she just can't help doing slightly naughty things. Will everyone still love Plum then? An exuberant celebration of love, mischief and a very childlike joie-de-vivre. Emma Chichester Clark began the website Plumdog Blog in 2012, chronicling the real-life adventures of her lovable "whoosell" (whippet, Jack Russell and poodle cross), Plum. Emma soon gained thousands of loyal Plumdog devotees, and in 2014 a book of the blog was published by Jonathan Cape. This picture book story is the first Plumdog book for children.
  • AWNHB 3 years +
    3 years +
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    When Binky the cat moves in next door, Plum can't understand why everyone likes him so much. But she soon learns that there's no need to be jealous and there's plenty of love to go round. Inspired by her hugely popular Plumdog Blog, this charming story explores how to deal with feelings of jealousy. "Among the many flavours of children's books, that of Emma Chichester Clark's - funny, elegant and delicious." (Quentin Blake).
  • ADDVC Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    The fourth title in this popular series about Lily and her loveable toy, Blue Kangaroo Lily and Blue Kangaroo are the best of friends and when Lily doesn't know what to do next she often asks, 'What shall we do, Blue Kangaroo?' But Blue Kangaroo doesn't always know, so he says nothing. But one day, in a crisis, Blue Kangaroo has to work out what to do all by himself!
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    Toddlers
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    The fifth story in this popular series about Lily and her adorable toy, Blue Kangaroo Lily and Blue Kangaroo are best friends. But when Lily starts to show off, Blue Kangaroo wishes he wasn't around. Especially when Lily gets up to scary things, even though she has been told not to. Inevitably, the day comes when Lily goes too far, and poor Blue Kangaroo is left clinging on for dear life! Just what will it take for Lily to be good?
  • AKBCG 3 years +
    3 years +
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    The sequel to Alice in Wonderland. Step through the Looking-glass into a topsy-turvy, magical world in this gloriously illustrated picture book re-telling of Lewis Carroll's enduring classic, from the highly-regarded, prize-winning illustrator of Blue Kangaroo and Melrose and Croc. A luxurious gift book that no child's library should be without! In this magnificent sequel to Alice in Wonderland, Alice walks through a mirror straight into the back-to-front Looking-glass Kingdom. There she meets a collection of even 'curiouser' characters than before; the walrus and the carpenter, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Humpty Dumpty, the White Knight and the Red Queen, to name but a few. But nothing is quite what it seems...
  • BAUCE 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Plum has lots of favourite things: catching sticks, her bear, her bed - but really LOVE is her absolute favourite thing. She loves her family, and they love her. But trouble loves Plum too; sometimes she just can't help doing slightly naughty things. Will everyone still love Plum then? An exuberant celebration of love, mischief and a very childlike joie-de-vivre. Emma Chichester Clark began the website Plumdog Blog in 2012, chronicling the real-life adventures of her lovable "whoosell" (whippet, Jack Russell and poodle cross), Plum. Emma soon gained thousands of loyal Plumdog devotees, and in 2014 a book of the blog was published by Jonathan Cape. This picture book story is the first Plumdog book for children.
  • ADDUN 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Celebrate Lily's birthday with Blue Kangaroo! It is Lily's birthday and she decides to celebrate with a themed party, based on her favourite colour -- pink. There will be pink balloons, pink presents, a pink cake, and even the guests will be asked to wear pink party outfits! Poor Blue Kangaroo worries that he is the wrong colour for Lily's party!but what should he do? Would Lily really prefer him if he were a pink kangaroo?
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    In 2014 Cape published Plumdog, a year's worth of entries from Emma Chichester. Clark's blog of the same name which records the daily life of Plum, her dog, in Plum's own words and Emma's delightful illustrations. It was seized on by dog lovers everywhere and became the bestselling book written by a dog of that year ...indeed quite possibly since records began. Another Year of Plumdog is exactly what it says: another year of leaping, catching balls, diving into rivers, puddles, the North Sea, and hanging out with friends.
  • ARBWT 3 years +
    3 years +
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    How the friendship of a lifetime began! The ninth title in this hugely popular series featuring Lily and her loveable soft toy. When Lily gets a new baby brother, she soon discovers that it's not easy learning new things and helping to look after someone so small. But then Grandma brings her a very special surprise; someone who also needs to be cared for - Blue Kangaroo! And from the moment that Lily and Blue Kangaroo meet it is love!
  • AIGQA 3 years +
    3 years +
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    The sequel to Alice in Wonderland. Step through the Looking-glass into a topsy-turvy, magical world in this gloriously illustrated picture book re-telling of Lewis Carroll's enduring classic, from the highly-regarded, prize-winning illustrator of Blue Kangaroo and Melrose and Croc. A LUXURIOUS GIFT BOOK THAT NO CHILD'S LIBRARY SHOULD BE WITHOUT! In this magnificent sequel to Alice in Wonderland, Alice walks through a mirror straight into the back-to-front Looking-glass Kingdom. There she meets a collection of even 'curiouser' characters than before; the walrus and the carpenter, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Humpty Dumpty, the White Knight and the Red Queen, to name but a few. But nothing is quite what it seems...
  • BHUED 3 years +
    3 years +
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    In the nursery rhyme the spider frightened Miss Muffet away. Well, not this time! The spider asks her to stay, and to be polite she does. And then come the animals: two, three, four, five- bearing gifts and delicacies and decorations. But why? Find out in this riotous new paperback picture book by one of Britain's most acclaimed illustrators.
  • BHKSQ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Gorgeous new bear character from the highly-regarded creator of Blue Kangaroo and Melrose and Croc. The first book in a wonderful new series exploring the experiences of the very young through the eyes of the irrepressibly endearing Humber the bear. Humber's mum is the centre of his world and he loves doing so many different things with her. But one day Humber's mum is busy and doesn't have time for him, so Humber decides he can be busy too! Emma Chichester Clark's exquisite illustrations and wonderfully acute observations evoke a captivating world that both young children and their parents will instantly recognise.
  • BIXQQ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Melrose and Croc return in style in this beautiful picture book adventure, full of tension and drama, from the internationally renowned, award-winning author-illustrator Emma Chichester Clark. Melrose has planned a wonderful birthday for his great friend Croc: a stay at a villa by the sea, a wonderful tea and a lovely surprise. As Melrose goes out to get everything ready, Croc sits and waits, and waits. Wherever can Croc be? Finally, Croc discovers that his friend is in danger, but will he reach him in time to save him?