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Claire Barker - Author

Claire Barker graduated from Bath Spa University with a degree in English Literature and History. She studied illustration for a further two years and worked as a teaching assistant for several more. Claire used to live on narrowboats but now lives with her family on a small, untidy farm in deepest, darkest Devon. When she's not busy writing or illustrating she spends her days wrestling sheep, battling through nettle patches and triumphantly catching rogue chickens.

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Knitbone Pepper and the Last Circus Tiger
Claire Barker - illustrated by Ross Collins
Claire Barker's Knitbone Pepper books are charming: gentle stories about a ghostly band of dearly departed pets living in a crumbling stately home, they are funny, lively and genuinely touching. There's great excitement when a circus pitches its tents at...
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/03/2016
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Reader ReviewedGhost Dog
Claire Barker - illustrated by Ross Collins
August 2015 Book of the Month Knitbone loves his owner Winnie Pepper more than all the bicycle wheels, Frisbees and cowpats in the world! So it's maybe no surprise that when he dies his spirit stays with Winnie in Starcross...
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/08/2015
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