Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search

Children's Fiction Short Stories

Charlotte Stories /tp

by (author) Teddy Jam

illustrated by Harvey Chan

Groundwood Books Ltd
Initial publish date
Sep 1997
Short Stories, Humorous Stories, Chapter Books
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 1997
    List Price

Add it to your shelf

Where to buy it

Out of print

This edition is not currently available in bookstores. Check your local library or search for used copies at Abebooks.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
  • Reading age: 7 to 9


Three cheery stories about Charlotte -- an intrepid and curious seven-year-old who, like all children, can be compassionate, mean, friendly and selfish all at the same time.

About the authors

Teddy Jam (Matt Cohen) was the pseudonymous author of many wonderful children's books, including Night Cars (which Michele Landsberg called "the Canadian Goodnight Moon"), This New Baby, and The Year of Fire, The Stoneboat, The Kid Line and The Fishing Summer, now collected in the anthology How We Were. He was also a novelist who won the Governor General's Award for his last novel, Elizabeth and After.

Teddy Jam's profile page

Harvey Chan immigrated to Canada from Hong Kong as a teenager. He has won the Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award three times - with Paul Yee for Roses Sing on New Snow and Ghost Train, and with Celia Barker Lottridge for Music for the Tsar of the Sea by Celia Barker Lottridge. Harvey is currently living in Hong Kong.

Harvey Chan's profile page

Editorial Reviews

Jam has created a warm and endearing character in the rambunctious Charlotte.

School Library Journal

Other titles by Teddy Jam

Other titles by Harvey Chan