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Claire Almon

  • 5 stars across 13 books
    Margaret Gurevich is the author of many books for kids, including Capstone's Academy of Dance series, Gina's Balance, and their award-winning Chloe by Design series. She has also written for National Geographic Kids and Penguin Young Readers. When she's not writing and teaching, she likes exercising, spending time with her family and friends, reading, and watching movies. Claire Almon lives and works in warm and sunny Atlanta, Georgia, and holds a BFA in illustration from Ringling College of Art and Design, as well as an MFA in animation from Savannah College of Art and Design. She has worked on a variety of projects for clients including American Greetings, Netflix, and Cartoon Network and has taught character design at Savannah College of Art and Design. Thanks to her training in both illustration and animation, Claire specializes in creating fun, dynamic characters full of life and wit and works in a variety of styles and mediums including watercolor, pen and ink, pastel, and digital. When not making art, Claire enjoys dancing, napping, hanging out with her friends, and being an aunt to her six nieces.
    3rd October 2019

    The Wind in the Willows

    'There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.' From picnics by t... More

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    27th September 2018

    The Clue is in the Poo: And Other Things Too

    Wild creatures leave a trail of clues wherever they go. Be a fearless nature detective and discover the curious clue... More

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    15th October 2019

    A Giant Dose of Gross: Discover the World's Most Disgusting Animals!

    Nature's most disgusting creatures take centre stage, in this humorous but enlightening collection of downright disgus... More

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    4th October 2018

    Ballet Breakdown

    Jada isn't thrilled to leave her old life in Philadelphia, USA, behind. Not only is she saying goodbye to her school and... More

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    4th October 2018

    Dance Team Diva

    Grace doesn't love middle school. Everyone seems far too obsessed with who's wearing what and how much it costs. But at ... More

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    1st November 2018

    Hip-Hop Road Trip

    There's nothing better than a holiday-unless it's a holiday with your dance team! Brie and the rest of the dancers at Ms... More

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    1st November 2018

    BFF Breakup

    When Gabriela joined Ms Marianne's Academy of Dance, she hit it off with Brie right away. Even though Gabby is a jazz da... More

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    6th August 2019

    Penny and Penelope

    With wacky, meta-humor and sly girl-empowerment subtext, Penny and Penelope explores themes of teamwork, friendship, and... More

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    1st October 2019

    Ice Breaker

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