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Claire Powell

  • 5 stars across 19 books
    Claire Powell is a designer and illustrator based in London. After spending several years working as a design director in the world of channel re-branding, Claire is branching out into the world of picture books with this fantastic first series.
    12th July 2018


    The perfect pants are hard to find for someone shaped like me. Could Octopants be just the job? Why not dive in and ... More

    (26 reviews)
    29th April 2021

    The Wizard In My Shed: The Misadventures of Merdyn the Wild

    Merdyn the Wild is from the Dark Ages. He's the world's greatest Warlock ( don't call him a wizard), banished to ... More

    (24 reviews)
    10th July 2018

    The Night Before the Night Before Christmas

    A brilliantly funny picture book about what happens the night before Christmas Eve - from the bestselling author of ... More

    (23 reviews)
    6th September 2018

    Daddy Hairdo

    A hilarious story for anyone who has ever had to tangle with a head full of hair! When Amy is born she doesn... More

    (19 reviews)
    29th April 2021

    The King's Birthday Suit

    King Albert-Horatio-Otto the Third had SO many clothes it was simply absurd ... So when two seemingly well-... More

    (17 reviews)
    16th April 2020

    Tiny Ant

    A joyful, rhyming celebration of finding your voice and not judging others by their appearance, written by the bestsel... More

    (12 reviews)
    13th July 2017

    Have You Seen My Giraffe?

    Did you know that they don't give away goldfish at the fairground anymore? You can win a giraffe instead. So much better... More

    (11 reviews)
    14th October 2021

    The Warrior in My Wardrobe: More Misadventures with Merdyn the Wild!

    Merdyn is the greatest wizard of the Dark Ages. Obviously. Rose is his 21st-century descendent. Lucky her. And V... More

    (11 reviews)
    5th April 2018

    The Chocolate Factory Ghost

    Archie McBudge knows his lucky underpants must really work, because when he and his mum are summoned to Honeystone Hall ... More

    (7 reviews)
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