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Claire Freedman

  • 5 stars across 145 books
    Claire Freedman Biography
    Claire grew up in Pinner in Middlesex. She now lives on the Essex coast, just a very short walk away from the estuary, with her husband Michael. She has just moved into a new house, which will be her final home as moving is such an upheaval!

    The very first book that she published was called Tiggy Tiger, Brave Explorer. It was a picture book about a little tiger practicing his roar and finding out that even if his growl isn't big enough to scare away a grumpy rhino - his mother's roar is! She is perhaps best known for the Alien Love Underpants books which are illustrated by Ben Cort.

    Claire has several picture books that are being released in 2017. One is about what to do if you find a Yeti under your bed, and another is about a spider who wants to be liked!

    Claire is also writing a new book in the Underpants series - Ye Olde Knights and Dragons Love Underpants!

    Claire Freedman Facts
    Claire loves being creative. She likes making things for her home and also likes fashion. Claire used to make her own clothes but doesn't have the time anymore. She also finds baking cakes very relaxing (and enjoys eating them afterwards!)
    Reading and walking in the countryside and by the seaside are more of Claire's passions.
    In shops, Claire only has to look at an item of clothing and it falls off the hanger!

    Claire's Favourite Book Character
    Winnie the Pooh from Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne

    Claire's Favourite Quote
    'Reader I married him.' from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
    8th May 2007

    Aliens Love Underpants!

    "Aliens love underpants, in every shape and size, But there are no underpants in space, so here's a big surprise...."... More

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    2nd June 2008

    Dinosaurs Love Underpants

    The hilarious follow-up to the award-winning Aliens Love Underpants! The mystery of dinosaur extinction is s... More

    (31 reviews)
    19th May 2009

    Aliens in Underpants Save the World

    Aliens love underpants, It's lucky that they do, For pants helped save our universe, Sounds crazy, but it's ... More

    (26 reviews)
    9th October 2014

    Monsters Love Underpants

    There are prowly monsters howling loudly and drooling monsters from the steamy swamp. There are wild, woolly mountain mo... More

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    22nd February 2018

    The Lost Penguin: An Oliver and Patch Story

    The welcome return of Oliver and Patch - this time with Ruby and a lost baby penguin too! Everyone fell in love ... More

    (23 reviews)
    17th July 2014

    Pirates Love Underpants

    Now enjoy this hilarious title in the Underpants series full of pirates, sharks and treasure in a BOARD BOOK FORMAT. Y... More

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    11th January 2018

    We Are Family

    All families are different - and yet in many ways the same! This book uses a gentle rhyming text to follow eight differ... More

    (18 reviews)
    4th May 2017

    The Secret Garden: V&A Collector's Edition

    The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike. This new hardback i... More

    (17 reviews)
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