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Charlotte Offsay was born in England, grew up in Boston, and currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two small children. Born into a family with a love of travel and adventure, Charlotte enjoys exploring new places and cultures. She is a former corporate finance client specialist who now spends her days caring for her family, volunteering in her local community, traveling, and using her experiences to fuel her true passion: writing. Through her work, Charlotte hopes to make children laugh, to inspire curiosity, and to create a magical world her readers can lose themselves in time and time again.
Charlotte’s debut picture book, The Big Beach Cleanup, illustrated by Kate Rewse will be published by Albert Whitman in Spring 2021, followed by How to Return a Monster, illustrated by Rea Zhai releasing Fall 2021 with Beaming Books. A Grandma’s Magic, illustrated by Asa Gilland will be published by Doubleday Books for Young Readers in Spring 2022.
Visit Charlotte on her website at http://www.charlotteoffsay.com and follow her on Twitter @COffsay or Instagram @picturebookrecommendations. Charlotte is represented by Nicole Geiger at Full Circle Literary.
The Big Beach Cleanup
Illustrated by Kate Rewse
Albert Whitman, March 1, 2021.
Description: Cora plans to be a sandcastle-building champion, but when the contest is canceled due to litter at the beach, her plans come to a halt. Cora and Mama pull on gloves and get to work, but soon Cora realizes it will take more than two pairs of hands to solve a big problem.
In a hopeful and relevant story, THE BIG BEACH CLEANUP introduces young readers to the impact of human trash on the environment. With practical solutions for tackling the plastic problem, this heartfelt story demonstrates that a person is never too young or too small to inspire big change.
How to Return a Monster
Illustrated by Rea Zhai
Beaming Books, September 14, 2021.
Description: .If your grown-ups bring home a fussy, stinky, attention stealing monster – don’t panic. Simply prepare it for return and when the mail carrier arrives, hand over your package – unless of course you’re not quite ready to part with it after all…
How to Return a Monster is a story about a child’s attempts to reverse course when a new baby joins the family.
A Grandma’s Magic
Illustrated by Asa Gilland
Doubleday Books for Young Readers/Penguin Random House
Description: A Picture book celebration of grandmothers and all the ways in which they are “magical.”
July 30, 2020 - Cover Reveal/Storystorm Success Story: THE BIG BEACH CLEANUP by Charlotte Offsay & Katie Rewse (plus a giveaway) on Tara Lazar's blog.
July 21, 2020 - How I Got My Agent - Charlotte Offsay on 12x12 Challenge blog.