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Charlotte Voake - Author

Charlotte Voake is a distinguished and much-loved illustrator of children’s books. She was born in Wales and studied at the University of London. Her first illustrations were published while she was studying there in 1978. She has won the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the Smarties Book Award twice. She has been shortlisted for both the Kurt Maschler Emil Award and her picture book, Ginger, was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and won the Smarties Book Prize Gold Award. Charlotte visited Mount Caburn while preparing the illustrations for this book, and found it "an extraordinary place. I could well imagine Elsie Piddock skipping there with Andy-Spandy, Flea-Foot and Heels-o'-Lead. The atmosphere is magical." Read more about the author here.

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Melissa's Octopus and Other Unsuitable Pets
Charlotte Voake
Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month, October 2015 A charming introduction to some very surprising but most unsuitable pets! Melissa loves her octopus but soon finds that an octopus is a tricky pet to keep – especially at bath-time! Betty...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/10/2015
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Melissa's Octopus and Other Unsuitable Pets
Charlotte Voake
A charming introduction to some very surprising but most unsuitable pets! Melissa loves her octopus but soon finds that an octopus is a tricky pet to keep – especially at bath-time! Betty has trouble of a different kind with her...
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/10/2014
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Ginger and the Mystery Visitor
Charlotte Voake
This is a third delightful tale about Ginger and his friends from award-winning author-illustrator Charlotte Voake.
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 06/06/2013
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A Little Guide To Wild Flowers
Charlotte Voake
Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Award 2007 'Best Book With Facts.' This is an unusual and lovely book from an award winning author and we're so pleased to see it on the shortlist for the Blue Peter Book Award...
Lovereading Price: £7.19 - Saving £1.80 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2007
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