Clara Vulliamy is an illustrator and author best known for her Dixie O’Day series (Random House), aimed at children aged 5+, for which she collaborated with her mother, Shirley Hughes. The fifth Dixie title was published in July 2016. She has also created a pre-school series, Martha and the Bunny Brothers (Harper Collins) and collaborated with James Mayhew on Bubble and Squeak (Orchard).
Clara is working on multiple projects for different publishers. Clara has written and illustrated the Dotty Detective series; three titles have now been published with the fourth due in July 2017 (HarperCollins). Books 5 and 6 will be published in 2018. Clara has also collaborated with Polly Faber on the Mango and Bambang series (Walker Books). The fourth Mango and Bambang title was published in January 2017.
Clara has recently rejuvenated two Mary Plain titles, by author Gwynedd Rae, which were both published in February 2017 (Egmont).
Clara has been entertaining children and families for several years with talks and workshops at bookshops, fairs and festivals.