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 My latest book "Searching for Home" - one little sprite's quest for a home full of friends, was published by Beaming Books in the US on the 30th of January 2024 and in the UK on the 2nd of April 2024. It is available from Beaming Books, Amazon USBarnes & Noble, Bookshop.orgAmazon UK and all good bookshops.​​​​​​​
The Lucky, Lucky, Leaf
The Lucky, Lucky, Leaf
Positive Thinking for Piglets
Positive Thinking for Piglets
Edie's Little White Lie
Edie's Little White Lie
Horace and Nim
Together with television scriptwriter David Hoskins, Chantal created the  Horace & Nim series. After 5 stories were published in Redan's popular children's magazine, Horace and Nim got their own books, published by Hubble & Hattie Kids!
​​​"The Lucky, Lucky, Leaf"
It’s a windy autumn day and the friends are out catching falling leaves for luck. Nim wants to break his all time record of five lucky leaves before tea time. But the more leaves he catches the more accidents he has catching them. Forget breaking records, will Nim survive till teatime?

“A truly heart-warming story about friendship and counting your blessings with endearing humour and classic illustrations"  The Library Girl and Book Boy

available from Amazon ukAmazon USA,  Hubble & Hattie or your local bookshop.
"Positive Thinking for Piglets"
When cool cousin Reg tells Kay that she can have anything she wants, if she wants it badly enough, Kay is not totally convinced. But she gives it a try. Sure enough, getting her heart’s desire (a freshly-baked acorn pie) proves more than a little frustrating. A great introduction to metaphysics for the precocious four to six year old!

"Heartwarming!" - Kid's Books We Love
available from Amazon ukAmazon USA, from Hubble & Hattie or your local bookshop
"Edie's Little White Lie"
When Edie tells Kay that “Actually, I love your singing voice,” she wasn’t expecting Kay to run off and enter a talent show. She was just trying to cheer up her best friend after Polecat Mac said how terrible her voice was (and it’s seriously not good). Those judges can be pretty cruel, and audiences even worse. Will Kay blame Edie when everyone laughs at her? Can their friendship survive? Horace and Nim try to help out, but things look pretty grim for the well-meaning duck.
"Edie’s Little White Lie is a wonderful stimulus for a meaningful conversation about being responsible for the feelings of others." - Robin Youl, Teacher and Librarian
available from Amazon UKHubble & HattieQuarto Knows  or your local bookshop.
 "Fierce Grey Mouse"  - recipient of a Kirkus Star for books of remarkable merit 

Fierce Grey Mouse is the story of Little Grey Mouse, who wants to be fierce for a day and discovers that being fierce isn't all it's made out to be. Fierce Grey Mouse is published by Hubble & Hattie Kids!
"Fierce Grey Mouse is a charmer" - Sunday Telegraph (digital version of the book)

The digital app version of Fierce Grey Mouse was awarded a Kirkus Star for books of remarkable merit:  
"A stellar example of what happens when good art and good stories [...]collide."
available from Amazon uk, Amazon USA, from Hubble & Hattie or your local bookshop​​​​​​​
"Worzel says Hello" (with Catherine Pickles)
"Worzel says Hello! Will you be my friend?" - the first book in the Worzel picture book series, written by Catherine Pickles, with the help of her lurcher Worzel, and illustrated by Chantal, was published and immediately shortlisted for the East Anglian Book Award. An important book that helps to introduce children to dogs and build a happy relationship.
“This book is gorgeous!”- the Bookbag 

“The pictures are so exquisitely well drawn in watercolour, it is one I will keep. Chantal Bourgonje is a clever artist!” - Dog Training Weekly - 
"Deftly written by Catherine Pickles in an engagingly rhythmic poetry that is charmingly illustrated by Chantal Bourgonje, 'Worzel says Hello!' is unreservedly and enthusiastically recommended for family, daycare center, preschool, elementary school, and community library Picture Book collections for children" - Midwest book review

The 2nd Worzel picture book, "Worzel goes for a walk" was again shortlisted for the East Anglian Book Awards in 2018.
Books from the "Pojo" series, written and published by Little Creative Days, which Chantal illustrated were winners of the 2015 Creative Play Awards and shortlisted for ERA in 2014.
The first in the "Bad Cat Club" series, written by Catherine Campbell, illustrated by Chantal was a 2018 "Wishing Shelf" finalist.
See more about Chantal and her books on Chantal's author page on Hubble & Hattie's website or in the US on the Quarto Knows author page.

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