Author Spotlight on Claire Freedman
By Lisa Bulpin
Claire Freedman is the the author of the very popular Aliens Love Underpants series of picture books.
Claire has over 50 books published so far and has sold millions of books around the world.
Claire only started writing later in life, she studied to be a secretary when she was young because she wasn’t sure what to do with her life.
She soon found out that she was a horrid Secretary so she started working in retail as a trainee buyer for Harrods, she didn’t enjoy the whole retail world and became a Dental Nurse! She then joined a creative writing group. That is when she found her niche, writing childrens books. After that she became a full time writer and things snow balled from there and she is now a world famous author!
She writes wonderful picture books on a range of topics.
Claire says “For me, writing is the best job ever. I couldn’t imagine myself doing anything else. I love to create worlds for young children to enjoy and escape into.”
Claire lives in Essex with her husband, she loves walking on the beach, catching up with friends and eating ice cream!
Take a look at some of the wonderful books Claire has written here:CLAIRE FREEDMAN BOOKS