Jane Clarke

Jane is a regular contributor to poetry anthologies for children and is the author of numerous delightful picture books. She spent many happy years in the Netherlands working as a library assistant at an International School. Now Jane lives in Kent with her two sons and two Labradors.

Books by this Author

Gilbert the Hero
Creaky Castle
Trumpet: The Little Elephant with a Big Temper
Gilbert the Great

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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Every journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Being a world famous palaeontologise

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I'd ask Captain Scott to take huskies, not ponies, on his last expedition to the South Pole

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Impatience

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. That's a scary question as I don't know what people think about me.

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