clarepernice

ABOUT THE AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR

Clare was born and raised in England where a passion for children's books took root. Influenced by her storyteller father, costume sewing mother and a rendezvous with the renowned, Roald Dahl, Clare always took an avid interest in the world of children's stories, art and design. A graduate of London's Central School of Art, she has since designed, illustrated and exhibited works in Paris, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Charleston and NYC. She has designed children's clothes,toys and murals and has created costumes and props for film and stage.
Now, she divides her creative time between Manhattan and the woods of Weston. Her art studio is filled with drawings, book dummies and stories. Her imagination and inspiring family keep her from ever being bored!