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Claire Alexander

Claire Alexander is an illustrator and author. Born in Bath, she moved to Kent when she was six. She loved drawing from childhood, and remembers being asked by schoolmates to draw them rabbits! After school she studied Fine Art at the Kent Institute of Art and Design in Canterbury, graduating with a BA in Painting.

Claire moved to London in 1995, stumbling through different jobs until she started painting portraits and studying children’s illustration at Putney School of Art. Here she produced her first dummy book for Small Florence,. Its publication marked the start of her dream career as an author illustrator.

In 2007 Claire created her own picture book course - a guide to writing and illustrating picture books. She has been teaching it ever since, in local libraries, bookshops, and more recently at the House of Illustration. She regularly visits schools and enjoys drawing for children.

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CLAIRE ALEXANDER

Claire Alexander is an illustrator and author. Born in Bath, she moved to Kent when she was six. She loved drawing from childhood, and remembers being asked by schoolmates to draw them rabbits! After school she studied Fine Art at the Kent Institute of Art and Design in Canterbury, graduating with a BA in Painting. Claire moved to London in 1995, stumbling through different jobs until she started painting portraits and studying children’s illustration at Putney School of Art. Here she produced her first dummy book for Small Florence,. Its publication marked the start of her dream career as an author illustrator. In 2007 Claire created her own picture book course - a guide to writing and illustrating picture books. She has been teaching it ever since, in local libraries, bookshops, and more recently at the House of Illustration. She regularly visits schools and enjoys drawing for children.

Claire Alexander

The Think-Ups!

A Little Bit of Courage

A Little Bit Different

Humperdink Our Elephant Friend

The Snowbear

The Best Bit of Daddy's Day

Monkey and the Little One