Claire O'Brien





Claire O'Brien


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Hi everyone!
I grew up in the middle of England, playing in abandoned allotment gardens and riding my bicycle for miles and miles. My school and my local town had good libraries so I could always get hold of a new book to sink into.
I became a primary school teacher and taught in London, Yorkshire, the USA and Colombia, finally settling back in London about seven years ago.
I love visiting galleries and riding my bicycle around hidden corners of the city to see the interesting architecture.
My son, Ewan, is a student in Brighton and spends a lot of time living in a tent at festivals.

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I've just re-read this gripping book. It is truly a modern classic. I'd recommend it for readers 10+ who are keen to have their vocabulary stretched. Smith is an Artful Dodger who survives on instinct and speed. The story has mystery, murder and highwaymen. Great for boys and girls who want an exciting story. This is a perfect preparation for the more difficult vocabulary of Dickens and other... Read more of this blog post »
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Barn Party

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Sam's Sneaker Search

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