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Michelle Cartlidge


Michelle Cartlidge has written and illustrated over 50 children’s books since leaving the Royal College of Art.
She won the Mother Goose Award for the most exciting newcomer to Children’s books for her first book and has gone on to publish titles worldwide. Her “Teddy Trucks” books have been made into a popular animated cartoon series for Children’s BBC and she has also collaborated with poet Brian Patten to produce two illustrated children’s poem books titled “Mouse Poems” and “A Year of Mouse Poems”. Michelle lives in the aptly named fishing village of Mousehole, Cornwall, and is well-known for her highly successful books – the most notable being “The Cornish Cats Who Went to Sea”, “The Mousehole Mice”, “The Mermice of Mousehole” and “The Mousehole Mice and the Theatre By the Sea” which are all published by Mabecron Books.

Michelle was story-telling from the “Mermice of Mousehole” at the Port Eliot Festival, proving fun and imagination with dressing up and colouring in “Sparkly Mermice”.
“Mirror mirror from the sea and the mirror replies in a whispery voice …………….”

An ideal event to delight young children.