Claire Saxby is an award-winning author of fiction, non-fiction and poetry for children. Her work is published widely both in Australia and internationally. Her picture book Emu was shortlisted in CBCA Awards 2015, and won both the Wilderness Award and a Whitley Award. Claire lives in Melbourne with her family and an almost-a-cat dog.
Claire’s most recent picture books include: Wild Pa, illustrated by Connah Brecon (Random House), a 2017 CBCA Notable book; Christmas at Home, illustrated by Janine Dawson (FMP); My Name is Lizzie Flynn, illustrated by Lizzy Newcomb (Black Dog Books). Other books include Meet the ANZACS illustrated by Max Berry (Random House), and Big Red Kangaroo (Winner CBCA Crichton Award 2014, Certificate of Commendation Whitley Award 2014, Shortlist Queensland Literary Award 2014) illustrated by Graham Byrne (Walker Books).
Find Claire at: www.clairesaxby.com