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Emma Chichester Clark - Author

About the Author

Emma Chichester Clark is one of Britain's best loved children's authors and illustrators. She is the author of the immensely popular Blue Kangaroo series and many other books, and has illustrated books by Roald Dahl, Kevin Crossley-Holland, Peter Dickinson and Michael Morpurgo.

Featured books by Emma Chichester Clark

Plumdog

Plumdog

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/10/2014

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.

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Other books by Emma Chichester Clark

Happy Birthday, Blue Kangaroo!

Happy Birthday, Blue Kangaroo!

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/02/2020

Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever! It's a double birthday celebration in this heartwarming story featuring Lily and her much-loved toy, Blue Kangaroo, from award-winning, renowned illustrator, Emma Chichester Clark. Lily has decided - this year she will have a pink birthday. Pink invitations, pink cake and pink presents. But Blue Kangaroo is not pink! Has Lily forgotten her best friend?

All You Need is Love

All You Need is Love

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/10/2019

Plum loves everyone. She loves her mummy and daddy and she especially loves her best friends, Rocket, Esther, Bean and Jakey. Her favourite part of the day is when she chases her best friends around the park. But when new dogs try to join in, Plum isn't so sure. Do they really need new friends? Especially ones as big as Otto, as old as Bounder, or as tiny as Milly? In this heartwarming tale, Plum learns what it really means to be a friend and how much fun new ones can be - especially when you give them a chance.

What Shall We Do, Blue Kangaroo?

What Shall We Do, Blue Kangaroo?

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2019

Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever! A heart-warming story featuring Lily and her much-loved toy, Blue Kangaroo, from award-winning, renowned illustrator, Emma Chichester Clark. 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...

Where Are You, Blue Kangaroo?

Where Are You, Blue Kangaroo?

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2019

Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever! A heart-warming story featuring Lily and her much-loved toy, Blue Kangaroo, from award-winning, renowned illustrator, Emma Chichester Clark. Lily loves Blue Kangaroo, but she often loses him and sometimes Blue Kangaroo wonders if he'll ever see her again. Luckily, Lily always seems to find him, but what if one day she doesn't?

Come to School too, Blue Kangaroo!

Come to School too, Blue Kangaroo!

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/03/2019

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.

I'll Show You, Blue Kangaroo

I'll Show You, Blue Kangaroo

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2019

Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever! A heart-warming story featuring Lily and her much-loved toy, Blue Kangaroo, from award-winning, renowned illustrator, Emma Chichester Clark. Lily and Blue Kangaroo are inseparable. Whatever Lily does, Blue Kangaroo is there to see. But sometimes he wishes he wasn't, because Lily has started to show off. I'll show you, Blue Kangaroo! she says. Then one day Lily goes too far...

Melrose and Croc Go To Town Band 06/Orange

Melrose and Croc Go To Town Band 06/Orange

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2019

Little Green Croc is excited to go into town - but it's very busy out there and Melrose is keen to remind him they should stick together! This glowing picture book from the creator of the Blue Kangaroo series is perfect for sharing with little children who are making friends. Melrose and Croc are thrilled to be taking an exciting trip to town. Little Green Croc just can't wait to rush off into the bright lights and bustle of the city, but the slightly more worldly-wise Melrose advises caution - the crowds are big and Croc is a very small crocodile, and if they are not careful, he might end up...LOST! Thankfully the friends are reunited for a happy ending. A story map on pages 26 and 27 supports children in recapping the main events in the story. Orange/Band 6 books offer varied text and characters, with action sustained over several pages. Ideas for reading at the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.

Melrose and Croc Friends For Life Band 06/Orange

Melrose and Croc Friends For Life Band 06/Orange

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2019

Melrose and Croc discuss all the reasons they are all the very best of friends. From the creator of the Blue Kangaroo series, these adorable characters will soon be your best friends too! Melrose and Croc are the best of friends. They love all the things about each other that make them who they are. So when Melrose or Croc feels that nothing they do is good enough, they always know how to cheer each other up - it's easy: they remind one another of ALL the different things that make them special - unique and totally loveable! The universal theme of friendship and understanding is sure to touch every heart, as Melrose and Croc show how to love others and also yourself. A summary of the attributes that each character likes about the other on pages 26 and 27 supports children in recapping the main events in the story. Orange/Band 6 books offer varied text and characters, with action sustained over several pages. Ideas for reading at the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.

Melrose and Croc Beside the Sea Band 09/Gold

Melrose and Croc Beside the Sea Band 09/Gold

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2019

Join best friends Melrose and Croc for a day of sunshine and laughter beside the sea! This glowing picture book from the creator of the Blue Kangaroo series is perfect for sharing with little children who are making friends. Little Green Croc is in a snappy mood, but Melrose knows that a guessing game and a trip to the seaside will soon have his favourite friend smiling again. This charming picture book is full of sunshine, brightly capturing the warmth of true friendship. Wonderfully illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark, it's a perfect addition to the Melrose and Croc series. A summary on pages 26 and 27 of the clues that Melrose gives Croc provides support for children in recapping the story. Gold/Band 9 fiction offers developing readers literary language and stories with distinctive characters. Ideas for reading at the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.

Melrose and Croc Find A Smile Band 06/Orange

Melrose and Croc Find A Smile Band 06/Orange

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2019

Melrose has lost his smile - will Little Green Croc help him to find it again? This glowing picture book from the creator of the Blue Kangaroo series is perfect for sharing with little children who are making friends. When Melrose loses his smile, he worries that he won't be able to find it again. But Little Green Croc takes him to the countryside and sure enough, his smile returns! A heart-warming tale about the power of friendship. A story map on pages 26 and 27 supports children in recapping the main events in the story. Orange/Band 6 books offer varied text and characters, with action sustained over several pages. Ideas for reading at the back of the book provide practical support and stimulating activities.

The Rescue of Bunny Wunny

The Rescue of Bunny Wunny

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/09/2018

A wickedly funny modern cautionary tale from Emma Chichester Clark, the highly regarded, award-winning creator of Blue Kangaroo. Introducing high-spirited Imelda and her long-suffering toy rabbit, Bunny Wunny! Imelda always gets what she wants, so when Bunny Wunny goes missing her parents let her have a real rabbit - with extremely surprising consequences! Wickedly irreverent, this stylish and contemporary take ont he cautionary tale is perfect for fans of Eloise and Madeline. Emma is one of today's foremost artists and has created a book to entice every reader.

It Was You! Blue Kangaroo

It Was You! Blue Kangaroo

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/09/2018

Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever! Another heart warming story featuring Lily and her much-loved toy, Blue Kangaroo, from award-winning, renowned illustrator, Emma Chichester Clark. Lily and Blue Kangaroo are inseparable. Wherever Lily goes, Blue Kangaroo goes too. But Lily is not always fair and blames Blue Kangaroo when she is naughty. One day Lily is very bad indeed and Blue Kangaroo is taken away until he learns how to behave... but will he?

Come to School too, Blue Kangaroo!

Come to School too, Blue Kangaroo!

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/06/2018

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.

When I First Met You, Blue Kangaroo!

When I First Met You, Blue Kangaroo!

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2018

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!

No More Kissing!

No More Kissing!

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2018

I wish no one had invented kissing. Momo doesn't approve of kissing. He especially doesn't like being kissed. So he sets out on a campaign to stop it. But then his brand new baby brother arrives. Can Momo work out what will stop him crying?

Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo!

Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo!

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/10/2017

Lily and Blue Kangaroo - a friendship forever! A heart warming festive story featuring Lily and her much-loved toy, Blue Kangaroo, from award-winning, renowned illustrator, Emma Chichester Clark. It's Christmas Eve, and Lily is excitedly wondering if Father Christmas will come. She has made cards for everyone, helped to decorate the house and put presents under the tree. This one is just for you, Blue Kangaroo! she says. Just for me! thinks Blue Kangaroo. But Blue Kangaroo doesn't have a present for Lily, and he lies awake worrying. Is there anyone who might be able to help?

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