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Claire Freedman - Author

About the Author

Claire Freedman lives on the Essex coast. She has worked for the BBC, Harrods and for a reprographic company and now writes full-time. She is the author of a number of books for children, including A Kiss Goodnight, Snuggle Up, Sleepy Ones and On This Special Night with Little Tiger Press. When not writing, Claire spends her time sailing, walking in the countryside and, when she can, travelling abroad.

Claire discovered her love of writing for children after joining a local writing group – which she still enjoys attending regularly. She began by writing stories and picture strips for comics including Twinkle, Pingu and Sesame Street, before trying her hand at picture books.

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Featured books by Claire Freedman

Aliens Love Underpants! Fuzzy Felt

Aliens Love Underpants! Fuzzy Felt

Baby and Toddler 3+ readers

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Other book format Release Date: 08/10/2015

Aliens love underpants, In every shape and size, But there are no underpants in space, So here's a big surprise ...You probably thought that aliens came down to earth with a view to taking over the planet - but, no, they simply want to steal your pants! With two playmats and over 50 felt pieces you can recreate your favourite scenes! Check out the fun stuff and author events on the Aliens Love Underpants website  www.aliensloveunderpants.com

Pirates Love Underpants Book & Plush

Pirates Love Underpants Book & Plush

Baby and Toddler 3+ readers

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Other book format Release Date: 08/10/2015

This new edition of the bestselling book comes with an awesome pirate captain toy! Ahoy me hearties! Join the Pants Pirates on a special treasure hunt. Grab your cutlass and sail on the Pirate Ship Black Bloomer past angry crocs, sharks in fancy pants and through gurgling swamps on a quest to find...the Pants of Gold! This hilarious new addition to the phenomenally successful Underpants series will not disappoint. You'll be yo-ho-ho-ing until the sails come down! There's also a new edition of the bestselling book, Aliens Love Underpants! that comes with a pantstastic fuzzy felt playset!

Monster Max's Shark Spaghetti

Monster Max's Shark Spaghetti

3+ readers 5+ readers

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/09/2015

Join Max and his monster friends as they head off on holiday for lots of stinky, smelly, gooey, gunky fun in the sun ...All monsters fly with Queasy Jet, Max loves their in-flight meal -- moth mash with tapeworm sausages, washed down with pureed eel. The hotel is covered with snail trails, there are caterpillar croissants for breakfast and watch out for the shark spaghetti - it might just bite you on the bottom! A super, stinky, holiday-fun follow-up to Spider Sandwiches and Dragon Jelly.

George's Dragon

George's Dragon

3+ readers

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/04/2011

The bestselling author of Aliens Love Underpants turns her hand to a wonderful story of a new pet with a difference! The pet George chooses in the pet shop looks like a baby lizard but George knows it will be much more than a lizard one day! The mishaps that happen as the baby grows into a big and then a very big dragon will delight all young readers while scaring their parents!

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Other books by Claire Freedman

We Love Underpants! Three Pants-tastic Books in One! Featuring: Aliens Love Underpants, Monsters Love Underpants, Aliens Love Dinopants

We Love Underpants! Three Pants-tastic Books in One! Featuring: Aliens Love Underpants, Monsters Love Underpants, Aliens Love Dinopants

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2021

Get ready to laugh your PANTS off at not one but THREE hilarious tales from the bestselling Underpants series by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort! When aliens fly down to Earth, They don't come to meet YOU . . . They simply want your underpants - I'll bet you never knew! Expect to find aliens, monsters, dinosaurs and of course plenty of PANTS in these zany, fun-to-read-aloud stories from award-winning picture book duo, Claire Freedman and Ben Cort! This special bind-up edition includes the following stories: Aliens Love Underpants, Monsters Love Underpants and Aliens Love Dinopants. Also by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort: Aliens Love Underpants Pirates Love Underpants Dinosaurs Love Underpants Monsters Love Underpants Aliens Love Dinopants Aliens Love Panta Claus Aliens in Underpants Save the World Monstersaurus

Tiny Ant

Tiny Ant

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/04/2020

A joyful, rhyming celebration of finding your voice and not judging others by their appearance, written by the bestselling author of the Aliens Love Underpants series. It's time for the jungle talent show, and all the animals want to show off what they can do! The acrobatic lion, dancing gorilla and juggling monkey are all determined to impress the judges. But up against the mighty beasts of the jungle, what can Tiny Ant do? Find out in this hilarious, rollicking story by Claire Freedman, paired for the first time with dazzling illustrator, Claire Powell, illustrator of The Night Before the Night Before Christmas by Kes Gray (Hodder) and Daddy Hairdo by Francis Martin (S&S UK).

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2020

Rediscover the magical story of Mary Lennox, who arrives in the wild and windswept Yorkshire a sickly and miserable girl - until she discovers a forgotten, Secret Garden. As Mary works hard to bring the garden back to life, its magic begins to work on her too . . . This classic and beloved story has been beautifully retold by Claire Freedman and brought to glorious visual life by new illustration talent Shaw Davidson

Songs From Aliens Love Underpants

Songs From Aliens Love Underpants

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/07/2019

We all know that Aliens Love Underpants but what else do they love? Join us as our five favourite underpants-loving aliens star in a series of silly, catchy animated songs about their other great loves. Sing along with this summer's TV hit, based on the award-winning, bestselling series by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort. Coming to Sky TV in July 2019.

Ducktective Quack and the Cake Crime Wave

Ducktective Quack and the Cake Crime Wave

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2019

There's a crime wave in the town and Ducktective Quack needs your help to solve the mystery. Follow the clues in the pictures and see if you can work out who-done-it! Someone has been helping themselves to all the cakes and sweet treats and it's down to Ducktective Quack and her sidekick, Constable Crackling, to catch the culprit. A hilarious and engaging story full of clues to spot and a delicious crime to solve. Written by Claire Freedman, the award winning and bestselling author of the Aliens Love Underpants series, and illustrated with wit and humour by Mike Byrne.

Superkid

Superkid

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2019

Amazing, action-packed superhero adventure by the bestselling power-duo Claire Freedman and Sarah McIntyre. There's a boy quite ordinary, He looks like me or you, But in secret... he is SUPERKID - There's nothing he can't do! With x-ray vision, super speed and bravery by the bag-load, Superkid is always on hand to save the day! He can spot bullies trying to steal your bubblegum, he knows just what to do with a plateful of broccoli, and he can make even pirates surrender. A bestselling picture book with an empowering message about every child's potential to be a hero, delivered in a fun, rhyming story full of action and adventure. An encouraging message about every child's potential to be a hero, delivered in a fun, rhyming story full of action and adventure.

There's A Spider In This Book

There's A Spider In This Book

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2018

There's a spider in this book. Are you brave enough to take a look? Eric the spider can't understand why people scream and run away from him. He only wants to say hello. But Fluffy the cat wants to eat Eric, so he's hiding. It's up to the reader to find Eric on every spread and maybe finally catch a glimpse of him with the surprise lift the flap ending . . . A funny and engaging story written by internationally bestselling author, Claire Freedman, and brought to life by Mike Byrne's hilarious and colourful illustrations.

How to Nab a Rabbit

How to Nab a Rabbit

Author: Claire Freedman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2018

A laugh-out-loud book from bestselling author Claire Freedman, illustrated by the brilliant Monika Filipina For hungry wolves, this book is a winner, It shows you how to catch your dinner. Love bunny pie and rabbit stew? They'll soon become your dream come true. Full of foolproof tips, written by the Big Bad Wolf himself, this book is an essential guide for anyone looking to nab a rabbit. But make sure you keep an eye out for bears, springs with too much hop, and, of course, your own traps...

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