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
Gilbert the Great

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 are your 5 favorite songs?

A. A day like this (Elbow) a Kiss from a Rose (Seal) Ray of Light (Madonna) Everybody Hurts (REM), Eternal Flame (Bangles)

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Cruella Deville from 1001 Dalmations

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Mangoes. Yum.

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

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