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I am now available for virtual school visits via Zoom. Ever wanted to chat to a children’s author? Here’s your chance! I’ll endeavour to make your virtual visit as fun, enjoyable and informative as possible.  You’ll be able to take a peak at my office where I write, whilst I read you some of my […]

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My latest book, publishing in Spring 2020, is Tiny Ant. It’s a funny tale about finding your voice and full of zany characters.  Meanwhile I’ve been working on a re-write for younger children of the wonderful classic, The Secret Garden (originally written by Frances Hodgson Burnett).  This is a fab picture book rendition illustrated by […]

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For all those people who have written in to me and not had a reply- my website has not been forwarding your comments to me and so I’ve not seen them to reply. Thank you all so much for contacting me. For those of you asking about a sequel to Monstersaurus, I’m afraid my publisher […]

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Hello Nicola Thank you for writing to me about a sequel for Monstersaurus. I’m so glad your son enjoys my book. I’m sorry to say that no sequel is forthcoming, though I’d love to write more adventures for Monty and Monstersaurus. I shall have to badger my publisher! Thanks again for contacting me! Love Claire

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WATCH OUT! THERE’S A MONSTER ABOUT! Watch out for my new book Watch Out! There’s a Monster About! With great illustrations by Russell Julian, this is a hairy and slightly scary monster story.

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Hello happy readers. I have two new books I’m excited to tell you about. Teeny-Weeny Queenie is about a girl who wants to be Queen when she grows up. It’s great for girls as it’s pretty and pink and beautifully illustrated by the very talented Ali Pye. The second book is called My Grandparents Love […]

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New Books!

Two more new books to announce! Beep, Beep, Beep, Time to Sleep is perfect for anyone who loves road building machines. A team of sleepy vehicles make their way home after a busy day on the building site. A fun bedtime story, beautifully illustrated by Richard Smythe. Sweet Dreams Big machines!   Astro the Robot […]

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Aliens Love Dinopants is now out in paperback!

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I am excited to announce that I have two new books out: Monster Max’s Shark Spaghetti is the third in the Monster Max series, wonderfully illustrated by the super genius that is Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet. Thanks Sue and Paul for making Max look so funny! Aliens Love Dinopants is the latest crazy underpants […]

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