Author Profile - Jane Clarke

Author of: numerous books in the Reading Stars series.

Jane is the author of over 80 books for young children, including the award-winning Gilbert the Great series and Stuck in the Mud. She’s also a children’s poet, with many published poems in anthologies. She's currently working on a series of toddler board books with Random House, 3 new picture books with Nosy Crow, and Dr KittyCat, a series for newly independent readers, with OUP.

Jane enjoys making author visits to nurseries and primary schools. She shares her stories and poems with the youngest, and runs creative writing workshops for Y1 upwards.

She loves animals, country walks, fossil hunts, meeting up with her sons and their families in the UK and USA, and having fun with her baby granddaughters.