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Clare Fennell

Clare Fennell

  • 5 stars across 52 books
Coleen Murtagh Paratore is the proud mother of three BIG sons. In addition to writing, she gives presentations at state and national conferences and book festivals, as well as visiting schools across the country, where she enjoys meeting librarians, teachers, parents, and students. Visit her at After many years working as a designer and studio manager in the UK greeting card industry, Clare Fennell took the plunge and decided to follow her lifelong dream and illustrate children's books. She ousted her husband from his beloved study and converted it to a rather messy studio filled with children's picture books, cats, cushions, pencils and paint. Today she is joyfully collaging the contents of her imagination into children's books and loving every moment.
3rd February 2014

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

When Goldilocks sneaks into the three bears' cottage, no one seems to be home. But the bears soon return from their walk... MoreGoldilocks and the Three Bears

(22 reviews) Review
16th March 2011

The Ugly Duckling

(15 reviews) Review
1st January 2013

Little Red Riding Hood

A beloved fairy tale, retold for young children in classic picture book format. Arriving at Granny's cottage, Little Red... MoreLittle Red Riding Hood

(13 reviews) Review
28th July 2016

Beauty and the Beast

A beautiful Beauty and the Beast fairy tale, exciting activities and colouring pages and a gorgeous eight-card 3D colour... MoreBeauty and the Beast

(13 reviews) Review
6th November 2017


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Oh, No, Mr Snowman!

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Three Little Pigs

(4 reviews) Review
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