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Charlotte Voake - Illustrator

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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The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussy-Cat
Julia Donaldson - illustrated by Charlotte Voake
In their best-loved original adventure the Owl and the Pussy-Cat danced happily on the edge of the sand after their wedding. Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson now gives them an entertaining and original new adventure which also includes characters from the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/07/2017
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Elsie Piddock Skips in Her Sleep
Eleanor Farjeon - illustrated by Charlotte Voake
One of Our Books of the Year 2017 | Elsie Piddock Skips in Her Sleep is one of the great Eleanor Farjeon's loveliest stories, and Charlotte Voake's beautiful ink and watercolour illustrations capture all its magic. Elsie Piddock is a born...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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Beatrix Potter and the Unfortunate Tale of the Guinea Pig
Deborah Hopkinson - illustrated by Charlotte Voake
A delightful, illustrated new story featuring none other than Beatrix Potter herself. Based on the well-loved author's own diary entries Beatrix Potter and the Unfortunate Tale of the Guinea Pig is a hilarious story about Beatrix and her neighbour's guinea...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/07/2016
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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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The Owl and the Pussy-Cat
Edward Lear - illustrated by Charlotte Voake
This stunning new edition of Edward's Lear's classic story poem makes a handsome pair to Julia Donaldson' The Further Adventures of The Owl and the Pussy-cat which is also illustrated by Charlotte Voake. Every familiar of Lear's tender and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/07/2015
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The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussy-cat
Julia Donaldson - illustrated by Charlotte Voake
October 2014 Book of the MonthShortlisted for the Specsaver's National Book Awards: Children's Book Of The Year. In their best-loved original adventure the Owl and the Pussy-Cat danced happily on the edge of the sand after their wedding....
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/10/2014
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The Owl and the Pussy-Cat
Edward Lear - illustrated by Charlotte Voake
This stunning new edition of Edward's Lear's classic story poem makes a handsome pair to Julia Donaldson' The Further Adventures of The Owl and the Pussy-cat which is also illustrated by Charlotte Voake. Every familiar of Lear's tender and...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/01/1970
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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...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/10/2014
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The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat
Julia Donaldson - illustrated by Charlotte Voake
September 2013 Picture Book of the Month In their best-loved original adventure the Owl and the Pussy-Cat danced happily on the edge of the sand after their wedding. Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson now gives them an entertaining and original new...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 29/08/2013
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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.
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/06/2013
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