Claire Alexander

Author & Illustrator

About Claire Alexander

Claire Alexander is an award-winning picture book author and illustrator based in London. She is the illustrator of Humperdink Our Elephant Friend and The Snowbear and the author–illustrator of A Little Bit Different, Back to Front and Upside Down, That's When I Knew, Millie Shares, and Monkey and the Little One. Claire earned a BA in painting from the Kent Institute of Art and Design and studied children's illustration at Putney School of Art and Design. Claire teaches her own course on writing and illustrating picture books in local libraries, bookshops, and at the House of Illustration in London. She regularly visits schools and enjoys drawing for children.

Recent activity

Claire Alexander
Out now! A Little Bit of Respect by Claire Alexander, illustrated by Claire Alexander. Published by Happy Yak.
4 months ago
Claire Alexander
Out now! A Little Bit Different by Claire Alexander,. Published by Happy Yak.
1 year ago
Claire Alexander
Out now! A Little Bit of Courage by Claire Alexander,. Published by Happy Yak.
1 year ago
Sean Taylor and Claire Alexander
Out now! Humperdink Our Elephant Friend by Sean Taylor, illustrated by Claire Alexander. Published by words & pictures.
1 year ago
Claire Alexander
Watercolour techniques tried and tested on my picture book course this week ⁦ @illustrationHQ
2 years ago
World Kindness Day
Loving A Little Bit Different by Claire Alexander from words & pictures.
2 years ago
Hug a Bear Day
Loving The Snowbear by Sean Taylor from words & pictures.
2 years ago
Claire Alexander
My intermediate picture book class are developing some wonderfully exciting and varied work @illustrationHQ @HOIeducation #picturebooks pic.twitter.com/4fwQXGupKT
2 years ago