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Clare Beaton - Author

About the Author

Clare Beaton has been charming audiences for years with her hand-sewn picture books. She has published many titles with Barefoot Books, including Secret Seahorse, How Loud is a Lion? and I Dreamt I Was a Dinosaur. Clare divides her time between Islington, North London and Norfolk.

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Other books by Clare Beaton

Ocean Book

Ocean Book

Author: Clare Beaton, Rudi Haig Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2019

The undersea world is a sensational source of fascination for children. Clare Beaton shares her passion for the world around us with inventive ocean crafts perfect for school or at home. Includes inspiring fact pages, healthy recipes for the whole family and fresh-air activities to encourage well-being.

Nature Book

Nature Book

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2017

Discover the natural world by reading, making and creating. Whether it's wandering in woodlands or watching wildlife, being outdoors in nature is a favourite activity for children. Clare Beaton shares her passion for the world around us and suggests creative nature crafts for adults and children to enjoy together. This is the book that brings nature to your door!

Fantasy Robots

Fantasy Robots

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2016

Colouring book for children by bestselling author/illustrator Clare Beaton featuring different types of robots to colour in.

Cityscapes

Cityscapes

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2016

Colouring book for children by bestselling author/illustrator Clare Beaton featuring cities, towns and buildings to colour in.

Animal Antics

Animal Antics

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2016

Colouring book for children created by bestselling author/illustrator Clare Beaton featuring animals to colour in.

Flower Garden

Flower Garden

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2016

Colouring book for children by bestselling author/illustrator Clare Beaton featuring flowers and insects from the garden.

Papercraft Colouring Book

Papercraft Colouring Book

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/02/2014

Packed full of paper models for children to colour in, cut out and play with, this delightfully simple book gives hours of good-value, creative fun. Coloured crayons and a pair of scissors are all you need to get started. Young colouring enthusiasts will love cutting out their creations and seeing them come to life. Papercraft in full colour!

Clare Beaton's Animal Rhymes

Clare Beaton's Animal Rhymes

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Board book Release Date: 01/04/2013

Clare Beaton's Garden Rhymes

Clare Beaton's Garden Rhymes

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Board book Release Date: 01/04/2013

My First 100 English Words

My First 100 English Words

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2012

100 English words arranged in popular themes, each one illustrated by a bold, colourful picture. with an English caption. There is an alphabetical English word list at the end of the book and a fun alpha quiz on the cover flaps. A brilliant start for young English learners!

My First 100 Spanish Words

My First 100 Spanish Words

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2012

100 Spanish words arranged in popular themes, each one illustrated by a bold, colourful picture. There is a simple pronunciation guide for the Spanish word and an English translation. There is a fun alpha quiz on the cover flaps. A brilliant start for young Spanish learners!

My First 100 French Words

My First 100 French Words

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2012

100 French words arranged in popular themes, each one illustrated by a bold, colourful picture. There is a simple pronunciation guide for the French word and an English translation. There are also alphabetical French-English and English-French word lists at the end of the book and there is a fun alpha quiz on the cover flaps. A brilliant start for young French learners!

Easter Activity Book

Easter Activity Book

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2011

Simple step-by-step crafts to make and do for all the family. Easter themed cards, makes and activities.

Children's Classics in Spanish: Cenicienta

Children's Classics in Spanish: Cenicienta

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2010

A wonderful teaching resource. A simplified version of Cinderella in Spanish with story, playscript, mini-theatre, scenery and characters to colour in and cut out. See the series description above for the full details.

Children's Classics in Spanish: Blancanieves

Children's Classics in Spanish: Blancanieves

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2010

A wonderful teaching resource. A simplified version of Snow White in Spanish with story, playscript, mini-theatre, scenery and characters to colour in and cut out. See the series description above for the full details.

Make & Colour Paper Gifts

Make & Colour Paper Gifts

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/02/2010

This book contains pages to cut out and colour in, colourful extra creative ideas, useful templates and a fold-out stencil with simple shapes for decorating. Simple, creative and fun!

Make Your Own Circus

Make Your Own Circus

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2008

Provides instructions for making a big top from the cover and insides. This book includes colour in and cut out black and white figures for various circus acts. It includes facts about circuses, the acts and famous clowns. It contains a glossary of circus words.

Make Your Own Football Stadium

Make Your Own Football Stadium

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2008

Build your very own football stadium by folding out the back cover of this delightful activity book. Colour in and cut out the figures to complete the scene - including two whole teams, manager, coach, supporters and even the team bus! A perfect first book for the youngest fans.

Make Your Own Rainforest

Make Your Own Rainforest

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2008

Build your very own rainforest with this tropical activity book. Colour in and cut out the figures to complete the scene with animals, insects, snakes and even explorers! Plenty of facts and information about rainforest animals and endangered species. Great fun for wildlife-mad boys and girls.

Make Your Own Coral Reef

Make Your Own Coral Reef

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/11/2007

Build your very own table-top model by folding out the back cover of these delightful activity books. Then colour in and cut out the figures to complete the scene. There are also facts and stories, extra creative craft projects and a simple glossary. Exceptionally easy-to-make, these books provide hours of creative fun and are extremely popular.

Make Your Own Theatre: Snow White

Make Your Own Theatre: Snow White

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2007

Will Snow White find her way back home? Bring the theatre into your home and you can decide! Cut out the characters, set up the stage and reinact this time-old fairytale.

Make Your Own Noah's Ark

Make Your Own Noah's Ark

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2007

Create your very own Noah's Ark with this simple activity book. Fold out the cover, glue on the press-out sides and add the front of the Ark. Colour in and cut out the black and white figures for hours of story-telling fun.

Pocket Money Halloween

Pocket Money Halloween

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2007

Make your pocket money go a long way with these great ideas for festive gifts, cards and decorations. Lots of ideas for recycling cards, gift wrap, buttons, fabric and even old woolly jumpers. All the projects have clear and simple instructions. A handy star guide helps you choose between quick and easy projects or ones that take a little longer.

Make Your Own Theatre: Cinderella

Make Your Own Theatre: Cinderella

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2007

Will Cinderella go to the ball? Bring the theatre into your home and you can decide! Cut out the characters, set up the stage and reinact this time-old fairytale.

Make Your Own Roman Arena

Make Your Own Roman Arena

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2007

Fold out the back cover, stick down the sides and - hey presto! - a Roman Arena. Cut out and colour the backdrops and the black and white figures to stage your very own gladiator scenes.

Pocket Money Easter

Pocket Money Easter

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2007

Make your pocket money go a long way with these great ideas for festive gifts, cards and decorations. Lots of ideas for recyling cards, gift wrap, buttons, fabric and even old woolly jumpers. All the projects have clear and simple instructions. A handy star guide helps you choose between quick and easy projects or ones that take a little longer.

Mother Goose Remembers

Mother Goose Remembers

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 01/09/2006

Make Your Own Creepy Castle

Make Your Own Creepy Castle

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2006

Create your very own creepy castle with this spooky activity book. Fold out the cover, glue on the press-out sides of the castle and add the scary trees, bats and brambles. Colour in and cut out the black and white figures for hours of supernatural fun.

Make Your Own Farm

Make Your Own Farm

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2006

Build your very own farmhouse and farmyard with this great activity book. Fold out the cover, add the press-out sides to the farmhouse and build your own hedges and walls. Colour in and cut out the black and white figures and animals for hours of farmyard fun.

Make Your Own Princess Palace

Make Your Own Princess Palace

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2005

Create your very own princess palace with this magical activity book. Fold out the cover, add the press-out sides of the palace and slot in the turrets. Colour in and cut out the black and white fairy tale figures. Set the scene and use them to tell your very own Princess fairytale.

Make Your Own Fairy Garden

Make Your Own Fairy Garden

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2005

A magical fairy garden scene to create from the cover and insides of the book. Simply fold out the garden on the cover and add the press-out foliage, tree trunk and bush. Then have lots of fun colouring!

Make Your Own Pirate Ship

Make Your Own Pirate Ship

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2005

A simple, easy pirate ship scene to create from the cover and insides of the book. Simply fold out the ship on the cover, slot in the sails and flags and add the press-out background waves. Then have lots of fun colouring!

Make & Colour Wild Animals

Make & Colour Wild Animals

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2004

Coloured crayons and a pair of scissors are all you need to create the wonderful animal life of the jungle, the Australian bush or the African savannah. 34 shapes to cut out and colour in, including zebras, parrots, elephants, giraffes and monkeys.

Make Your Own Castle

Make Your Own Castle

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2004

Build your very own castle with this simple activity book. The cover folds out into a castle, the centre spread presses out to form the walls and drawbridge and there are 26 medieval figures to colour in and cut out.

Food/La nourriture

Food/La nourriture

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2003

Familiar and favourite foods in French and English! With the French pronunciation provided.

Transport/Le transport

Transport/Le transport

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2002

The words for popular means of transport like car, bicycle, lorry, bus, in French and English.

Wild Animals/Los animales selvajes

Wild Animals/Los animales selvajes

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2002

Words for the most popular wild animals like lion, tiger, giraffe, monkey in Spanish and English.

Wild Animals/Les animaux sauvages

Wild Animals/Les animaux sauvages

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2002

Words for the most popular wild animals like lion, tiger, giraffe, monkey in French and English.

Toys/Les jouets

Toys/Les jouets

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2002

First French words in a beautifully illustrated format. Learn the words for toys at home. Includes pronunciation guide.

Make & Colour Under the Sea

Make & Colour Under the Sea

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2002

Coloured crayons and a pair of scissors are all you need to create the wonderful undersea world. 55 shapes to cut out and colour in, including sharks, dolphins, shrimps, starfish and even a diver!

Preparons Noel

Preparons Noel

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2002

Christmas craft ideas and simple activities...in French! Practise your French language skills while preparing to celebrate Christmas.

Make and Colour Cars and Trucks

Make and Colour Cars and Trucks

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2002

Colour in and cut out a great selection of cars and trucks. Slot them together, stand them up and play garages, race tracks and busy streets. Includes stencils of car and truck shapes. Coloured crayons and scissors are all you need to create your very own favourite wheeled vehicles. Contents include:- * 16 vehicles to cut out and colour in * Tips and hints on decorating the cut-outs * Great ideas for creating colourful street scenes * Templates of road cones and traffic lights * Stencil shapes include cars, a tractor and a digger.

Transportation/El transporte

Transportation/El transporte

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2002

The words for popular means of transport like car, bicycle, lorry, bus, in Spanish and English.

Make & Colour Paper Dinosaurs

Make & Colour Paper Dinosaurs

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2002

Coloured crayons and a pair of scissors are all you need to create a herd of fantastic paper dinosaurs. Bodies, legs and heads to cut out and colour in, including your favourites such as T. Rex!

At Home/A casa

At Home/A casa

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2001

Work your way around the house learning the Spanish and English words for door, table, chair and many more commonplace objects.

Weather/Tiempo

Weather/Tiempo

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2001

Relax with a toddler and a colourful book - and learn the first simple words in a foreign language!A series of eight charmingly illustrated first concept books, each with the text in two languages. based on delightful pictures of ever-popular teddy bears; four colour throughout; simple concept, easy for parents to read aloud; easy-to-use pronunciation guide with each foreign word; ideal first introduction to a foreign language; striking series style excellent for publicity and display

Weather/Le temps

Weather/Le temps

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2001

Learn simple words to do with the weather in French and English.

At Home/A la maison

At Home/A la maison

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2001

Colourful concept books with cuddly teddy bears, simple bilingual text and an easy guide to foreign pronunciation. Work your way around the house learning the French and English words for door, table, chair and many more commonplace objects.

Make & Colour Paper Planes

Make & Colour Paper Planes

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2000

Coloured crayons, a pair of scissors and careful folding are all you need to make up these terrific paper planes - then watch them fly! Race your friends with the Silver Arrow, the Cloud Skimmer, the Loop the Looper and the Classic Dart.

Make & Colour Paper Dolls

Make & Colour Paper Dolls

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2000

Coloured crayons and a pair of scissors are all you need to create a fabulous paper wardrobe for the two-press out dolls provided. 60 items of clothing and accessories to cut out and colour in, including clothes for winter and summer, bedtime, dressing up

Make & Colour Thank You Cards

Make & Colour Thank You Cards

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/1999

A great book of thank you cards! 13 ready-made cards to say thank you for gifts, outings or treats plus great ideas for colouring and decorating and making more original cards.The book also includes a fold out stencil.

Make & Colour Greetings Cards

Make & Colour Greetings Cards

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/1999

A great book of greetings cards! Ready-made cards plus great ideas for colouring and decorating and making more original cards.The book also includes a fold out stencil.

Make & Colour Christmas Decorations

Make & Colour Christmas Decorations

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/1999

No need to buy them - make them yourself! 26 super Christmas decorations to cut out and colour in, including hanging snowflakes, a nativity scene and a fairy or angel for the tree. Coloured crayons and a pair of scissors are all you need to get started.

Numbers/Los numeros

Numbers/Los numeros

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/1997

The words for numbers from 1-10 in Spanish and English. Colourful concept books with cuddly teddy bears, simple one-word Spanish and English text and an easy guide to Spanish pronunciation.

Clothes/La ropa

Clothes/La ropa

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/1997

Understand your wardrobe in Spanish and English by learning the words for basic items of clothing: dress, shorts, coat, hat... See how many you recognise!

Colors/Los colores

Colors/Los colores

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/1996

Learn the words for the colours of the rainbow and more in Spanish and English.

Colours/Les couleurs

Colours/Les couleurs

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/1993

Learn the colours of the rainbow and more in French and English.

Numbers/Les nombres

Numbers/Les nombres

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/1993

Beautifully illustrated numbers with the English and a simple pronunciation of the French word provided.

Opposites/Les contraires

Opposites/Les contraires

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/1993

Common opposites like hot/cold, wet/dry, big/small in French and English. A colourful introduction to the concept of opposites. Delightfully illustrated bears help you understand the French word, with an English translation and simple pronunciation guide provided.

Clothes/Les vetements

Clothes/Les vetements

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/1993

Understand your wardrobe in French and English by learning the words for basic items of clothing: dress, shorts, hat, coat... See how many you recognise!

Christmas Activity Book

Christmas Activity Book

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/1991

Full of fun for the whole family, these craft ideas come with simple, step-by-step instructions for projects including presents and cards to send to your friends, and decorations to brighten your home. Mixed in are lots of fun puzzles and games to enjoy, plus a special pull-out Advent calendar to help count down the days until Christmas.

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