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Claire Fayers

  • 5 stars across 6 books
Claire Fayers was born and brought up in South Wales. Having studied English at Canterbury Christ Church University, she built a successful career writing short stories for women's magazines until the lure of magic became too much and she wrote  The Accidental Pirates: Voyage to Magical North.  It was selected for Waterstones Book of the Month, won the Beano Book of the Year 2017 and was shortlisted for the FCBG Children's Book Award 2016. Claire is also the author of its sequel,  The Accidental Pirates: Journey to Dragon Island,  and  Mirror Magic  . When she's not writing, you'll find Claire at her allotment.

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1st November 2010


Two diverse countries and cultures are linked with warmth and charm in this two-in-one picture book. This innov... MoreMirror

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21st February 2019

Storm Hound

Myth becomes reality in the unlikeliest of places in the fast-paced and funny Storm Hound , winner of the... MoreStorm Hound

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30th June 2016

Voyage to Magical North

Take to the high seas in Voyage to Magical North , a swashbuckling pirate adventure filled with magic by Claire F... MoreVoyage to Magical North

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18th May 2017

Journey to Dragon Island

Sail the magical seven seas in Journey to Dragon Island, a swashbuckling pirate adventure by Claire Fayers.Since acciden... MoreJourney to Dragon Island

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4th February 2021

Welsh Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

  Enjoy Wales's rich heritage of myth and fairy tales, re-told for young readers. From magical Welsh dragon... MoreWelsh Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

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Tapper Watson and the Quest for the Nemo Machine

Tapper Watson is just an ordinary Erisean boy who loves adventure stories. But when one of his sixty-seven cousins sends... MoreTapper Watson and the Quest for the Nemo Machine

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