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Claire Barker - Author

About the 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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A Rabbit Called Wish

A Rabbit Called Wish

Author: Claire Barker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Knitbone Pepper is a friendly ghost dog, haunting the crumbling Starcross Hall with a gaggle of other ghostly pets. When Lord Pepper buys an antique top hat he brings home a ghost rabbit looking for a young magician called Ernest Salt. But there's skulduggery at play and Ernest's guardians are determined to keep his identity secret...

Picklewitch & Jack and the Cuckoo Cousin

Picklewitch & Jack and the Cuckoo Cousin

Author: Claire Barker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

NOBODY tells ME what to do BECUZ. I DUZ what I LIKES and I LIKES what I DUZ OH YES! Jack's new best friend Picklewitch is still causing marvellous mischief at St Immaculate's School for the Gifted. When she receives a letter from her cousin Archie Cuckoo, telling her he's coming to stay, Jack worries that she'll lose interest in him. But this new cousin turns out to be unexpectedly nice, and it's Picklewitch whose nose is put out of joint when Archie and Jack get along really well. But Archie is not all he seems, and soon both Picklewitch and Jack realise there are sinister plans afoot!

Knitbone Pepper and the Silver Phantom

Knitbone Pepper and the Silver Phantom

Author: Claire Barker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2019

Knitbone Pepper and his ghostly animal friends are thrilled when a vintage plane lands at Starcross Hall, bringing with it Martin the hamster's beloved ghostly owner. But this visitor is a human ghost, and that means only one thing - mischief!

Picklewitch and Jack

Picklewitch and Jack

Author: Claire Barker Format: eBook Release Date: 13/09/2018

Picklewitch is, quite literally, out of her tree. She has a nose for naughtiness, a taste for trouble and a weakness for cake. And unluckily for brainbox Jack - winner of the 'Most Sensible Boy in School' for the third year running - she's about to choose him as her new best friend . . .

Picklewitch and Jack

Picklewitch and Jack

Author: Claire Barker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

The dreadful strangers moved in on a wild and windy Thursday. 'Fudgenuts,' cursed Picklewitch, adjusting her cracked binoculars to get a better view of the comings-and-goings. 'This won't do at all. I bet they haven't even bought me any cake.' Picklewitch is, quite literally, out of her tree. She has a nose for naughtiness, a taste for trouble and a weakness for cake. And unluckily for brainbox Jack - winner of the 'Most Sensible Boy in School' for the third year running - she's about to choose him as her new best friend . . .

A Horse Called Moon

A Horse Called Moon

Author: Claire Barker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2017

Knitbone Pepper (2) The Last Circus Tiger

Knitbone Pepper (2) The Last Circus Tiger

Author: Claire Barker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2017

Knitbone Pepper is a friendly ghost dog, haunting the crumbling Starcross Hall with a gaggle of other ghostly pets. When Knitbone and his beloved owner Winnie invite the circus to Starcross, the ghosts are so excited! But amidst the magicians, the acrobats and the clowns, Knitbone senses something beastly in the big top... Illustrations:Full colour throughout

Knitbone Pepper (1) Ghost Dog

Knitbone Pepper (1) Ghost Dog

Author: Claire Barker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/03/2017

Knitbone Pepper is a friendly ghost dog, haunting the crumbling Starcross Hall with a gaggle of other ghostly pets. But when he discovers that the Hall is up for sale and his beloved owner, Winnie Pepper, and her madcap parents must leave their home, he smells a rat. Can Knitbone and his ghostly gang of animals help Winnie save Starcross? Illustrations: Full colour throughout

Knitbone Pepper Ghost Dog and a Horse called Moon

Knitbone Pepper Ghost Dog and a Horse called Moon

Author: Claire Barker Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/08/2016

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