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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

Love Is My Favourite Thing A Plumdog Story

Love Is My Favourite Thing A Plumdog Story

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/02/2017

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.

Plenty of Love to Go Round

Plenty of Love to Go Round

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2017

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

The Plumdog Path to Perfection

The Plumdog Path to Perfection

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/10/2016

Plum's first book, Plumdog, made her thousands of new friends. Every one of them will want Plum's guidance as she leads us on the Path to Perfection. Each page contains a thoughtful quote, with an illustration of Plumdog's unique take on the sentiment.

Plenty of Love to Go Round

Plenty of Love to Go Round

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2016

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

When I First Met You, Blue Kangaroo!

When I First Met You, Blue Kangaroo!

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/02/2016

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!

Love Is My Favourite Thing A Plumdog Story

Love Is My Favourite Thing A Plumdog Story

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/12/2015

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.

Alice in Wonderland Band 16/Sapphire

Alice in Wonderland Band 16/Sapphire

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2015

A brand new Alice for children today to enjoy, beautifully retold and illustrated by multi-award-winning author Emma Chichester Clark, which captures the original tale faithfully and loyally but with makes it accessible for a whole new generation. * Sapphire/Band 16 books offer longer reads to develop children's sustained engagement with texts and are more complex syntactically. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

When I First Met You, Blue Kangaroo!

When I First Met You, Blue Kangaroo!

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/08/2015

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!

I Love You, Blue Kangaroo!

I Love You, Blue Kangaroo!

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2015

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.

Bears Don't Read!

Bears Don't Read!

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/02/2015

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.

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.

ebook of the month
Bears Don't Read!

Bears Don't Read!

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/09/2014

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.

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2014

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...

Piper

Piper

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2014

Piper is a gentle dog, courageous and anxious to please. His mother told him to always obey his master, and he does his best to follow her advice. But when his grim new master treats Piper badly, he is terrified and runs away. Will his humble, quiet courage be better appreciated in the big city?

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2013

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...

Where Are You, Blue Kangaroo?

Where Are You, Blue Kangaroo?

Author: Emma Chichester Clark Format: eBook Release Date: 30/05/2013

Lily loves Blue Kangaroo, but sometimes he disappears and Lily says, "e;Where are you, Blue Kangaroo?,? And Blue Kangaroo waits for Lily to find him...For the very first time on audio along with the beautiful illustrations by Emma Chichester Clark and read by the wonderfully warming voice of Joanna Lumley.READ BY JOANNA LUMLEY. 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

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