Clara Vulliamy

  • 5 stars across 37 books
Clara Vulliamy Biography
Clara Vulliamy is a British author and illustrator, best known for her preschool series Martha and the Bunny Brothers and the Dixie O'Day series created with her famous author mother Shirley Hughes

Born in London in 1962, Clara loved drawing and writing stories from an early age. She went on to study Fine Art at the Chelsea School of Art, The Ruskin (Oxford) and The Royal Academy. Clara began illustrating for newspapers and magazines then moved into children's picture books when she had her own children. She's illustrated over 35 books working with various authors. 

Our favourite Clara Vulliamy Book Characters
Dixie and Percy - from the Dixie O'Day series
Martha - from Martha and the Bunny Brothers series
Flora and Fizz - from the Muffin series
6th August 2020

Marshmallow Pie The Cat Superstar

A hilarious new series from Clara Vulliamy, the author-illustrator of Dotty Detective, about grumpy cat Mar... MoreMarshmallow Pie The Cat Superstar

(20 reviews) Review
11th January 2018

The Birthday Surprise

Dot, her best friend Beans and her dog McClusky all love sniffing out a good mystery and together they will solve the ca... MoreThe Birthday Surprise

(16 reviews) Review
28th July 2016

The Paw Print Puzzle

Dot, her best pal Beans and TOP DOG McClusky are back on the case in a brand-new story! When Dot starts hearin... MoreThe Paw Print Puzzle

(15 reviews) Review
5th August 2021

Marshmallow Pie The Cat Superstar On Stage

The fourth book in the Marshmallow Pie the Cat Superstar series by Clara Vulliamy, the author-illustrator o... MoreMarshmallow Pie The Cat Superstar On Stage

(15 reviews) Review
5th May 2016

Dotty Detective

Meet Dorothy Constance Mae Louise, or Dot as she prefers to be called! Dot loves super-sour apple sherberts, r... MoreDotty Detective

(12 reviews) Review
27th July 2017

The Lost Puppy

Dot, her best friend Beans and her dog McClusky all love sniffing out a good mystery and together they will solve the ca... MoreThe Lost Puppy

(12 reviews) Review
26th January 2017

The Midnight Mystery

The Join the Dots Detectives: Dot, Beans and McClusky are back on the case in a third, brand-new mystery! Dot ... MoreThe Midnight Mystery

(11 reviews) Review
6th August 2020

Marshmallow Pie The Cat Superstar On TV

The second book in the Marshmallow Pie the Cat Superstar series by Clara Vulliamy, the author-illustrator o... MoreMarshmallow Pie The Cat Superstar On TV

(4 reviews) Review
28th March 2013

I Heart Bedtime

A joyful celebration of bedtime rituals featuring the stars of Martha and the Bunny Brothers: I Heart School M... MoreI Heart Bedtime

(3 reviews) Review
19th July 2010

Start Reading: Just Like You: Small

Just Like You: Small is about a boy with dwarfism. His family are all tall but one day he is far taller! All th... MoreStart Reading: Just Like You: Small

(3 reviews) Review
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