Clare Helen Welsh

Clare Helen Welsh

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Clare is a children’s writer and primary school teacher from Devon. She writes fiction and non-fiction picture book texts – sometimes quirky and funny, and sometimes lyrical and about difficult issues for children. She has books with Little Tiger Press, Quarto, Andersen, Nosy Crow and MacMillan. She also writes Early Readers. Clare loves interacting with young readers and their families. Please do get in contact to find out more. Clare also works as a writing mentor and runs a critique service, supporting new writers. She is represented by Alice Williams Literary.

Recent Publications
  • The Tide - Little Tiger Press, May 2109
  • How Rude - Quarto, October 2018
  • Aerodynamics of Biscuits - Maverick Books, September 2015
Awards and residencies
  • Longlisted for North Somerset Teacher’s Award - July 2019
  • Silver Medal, Greenhouse Funny Prize - August 2014
Current Events and Projects
  • How Selfish - April 2020
  • The Perfect Shelter - April 2020
  • Poo! Is that you? - July 2020
  • More picture books with Andersen, Nosy Crow and MacMillan -