Emma Chichester Clark

Emma Elizabeth Clark (born 15 October 1955)[1] is a British children's book illustrator and author. She has published over 60 books and is best known for her series of picture books about a child's toy called Blue Kangaroo.[2]


Daughter of Robin Chichester-Clark and Jane Helen Goddard, Chichester Clark studied graphic design at Chelsea Art School in the 1970s. After two years working in a design studio, she studied illustration under Quentin Blake at the Royal College of Art. Her book Listen to this won the 1988 Mother Goose Award for best newcomer.[2]


Written and illustrated
  • Listen to this, 1987.
  • Piper, 1995.
  • Little Miss Muffet counts to ten, 1997.
  • I love you, Blue Kangaroo!, 1998.
  • It was you, Blue Kangaroo!, 2001
  • Where are you, Blue Kangaroo!, 2002
  • What shall we do, Blue Kangaroo?, 2002
  • No more kissing!, 2002.
  • Up in heaven, 2004.
  • Will and Squill, 2005.
  • Goldilocks and the three bears, 2010.
  • Boo! stories to make you jump by Laura Cecil. 1990.
  • The minstrel and the dragon pup by Rosemary Sutcliff. 1993.
  • Greek myths by Geraldine McCaughrean. 1993.
  • Greek gods and goddesses by Geraldine McCaughrean. 1993.
  • Too tired by Ann Turnbull. 1993.
  • The frog princess by Laura Cecil. 1995.
  • Something rich and strange : a treasury of Shakespeare's verse. 1005.
  • Roman myths by Geraldine McCaughrean. 1998.
  • Puss in Boots and other cat tales by Montena Mondadori. 2001.
  • Not last night but the night before by Colin McNaughton. 2009.
  • The Orchard Book of Grimm's Fairy Tales by Saviour Pirotta. 2011


  1. "Emma Chichester Clark". Who's who 2014. Oxford University Press. 2014. Retrieved 30 March 2014.
  2. Joanna Carey, Croc on ice (with curlicues), The Guardian, 17 December 2005.

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