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Charlotte Voake - Author

About the 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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A Little Guide to Trees

A Little Guide to Trees

Author: Charlotte Voake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2011

What sort of tree did Robin Hood's bow come from? What pine tree drops its needles in the winter and how did the monkey puzzle get its name? These are just some of the wonderful facts that you'll discover inside this book. Trees give us shade and the oxygen we breathe, like tall green giants that watch over us. And they are beautiful! Use the delicate illustrations and simple text to help your child identify the trees they see every day, whether they live in the country or the city. This book is a wonderful way of encouraging a child to interact with their environment, helping them to respect and protect the trees that surround them.

Tweedle Dee Dee

Tweedle Dee Dee

Author: Charlotte Voake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2010

A joyous celebration of nature and new life - the perfect book for nature-lovers everywhere! Come into the woods where the green leaves grow around and around - and high in the branches, a nest is full of cheeping... Charlotte Voake's radiant art captures the wonder of a wood bursting into life. The simple and enchanting cumulative text is based on the traditional folk song The Green Grass Grew All Around .

Ginger

Ginger

Author: Charlotte Voake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2008

An award-winning picture book classic about Ginger, a contented cat who has to deal with a new arrival. Ginger is a very calm and contented cat. He lives with a little girl who takes perfect care of him. But one day she brings home a naughty little black kitten and Ginger's blissful world is turned upside down!

Ginger Finds a Home

Ginger Finds a Home

Author: Charlotte Voake Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2008

The captivating prequel to the award-winning bestseller, Ginger. A little, hungry ginger cat lives on his own in a patch of weeds at the bottom of a garden, spending all day looking for food in dustbins and drinking from puddles ... until one day, the little cat comes back to find something - and someone - waiting for him.

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