Charles Fuge biography
Charles Fuge`s was born in 1966 and grew up in Bath taking a foundation course at the Bath Academy of Art. He then went on to study under John Lawrence at the Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts and gained BA Hons First Class degree in 1990.

Charles’s career in book illustration had already started however in 1988 when he won The Macmillan Prize with the illustrations for his first book ‘Bush Vark’s First Day Out.’ This same title went on to win him the prestigious Mother Goose Award for the most talented newcomer to children’s books in 1989. Since then Charles has illustrated over thirty books, a number of which he has also written. His collaboration with author Vicki Churchill on ‘Sometimes I Like To Curl Up In A Ball’ gained him the runner-up position for the Kate Greenaway Award in 2002.

Charles continues to write and illustrate books for a number of publishers including David and Charles, Gullane, Templar and Oxford University Press and Puffin Books.

After many years residence in London he has recently moved to the Dorset coast where he spent many family holidays as a child.