Claire Fayers

Claire Fayers writes fantastical tales with a large helping of humour. Her books include TheAccidental Pirates (Waterstones Book of the Month, shortlisted for the Children’s BookAward); Storm Hound (winner of the Tir na n-Ogaward); and Welsh Fairy Tales Myths andLegends (nominated for the Carnegie Medal). She grew up in South Wales where, thanks to her local library she developed a lifelongobsession with myth and magic. When she’s not writing, she loves visiting schools,librariesand festivals to share her love of stories and inspire new readers and writers.