Welcome to Claire Saxby's Website!



I'm an author of books and poetry for children. Have a look around. You will find information about my fiction books, non-fiction books, work in progress, workshops that I run, and other interesting projects.

Fellow local writers, illustrators and organisations are networked through the Links & Resources page. I am always happy to be contacted to exchange links...or just to chat.

If you'd like to drop by my blog, the address is: www.letshavewords.blogspot.com

Thank you again for visiting. Enjoy the journey.


***I'm having a few wee challenges with my website but will hopefully soon have them sorted. In the meantime, contact me if there is something here that seems out of date or inaccurate. ***

Coming Soon

'Koala' illustrated by Julie Vivas and published by Walker Books Australia. August 2017


Latest Releases!

'Christmas at Home' illustrated by Janine Dawson, published by The Five Mile Press is based on 'O Christmas Tree'. This is the third Christmas title based on popular seasonal songs and is great fun to sing with students.

Christmas at Grandma's Beach House', illustrated by Janine Dawson, based on 'The Twelve Days of Christmas'. 2015. Has been sung by school and community choirs, also by two gorgeous girls on Christmas Day 2015. A very Australian Christmas story, companion to 'Christmas at Grandad's Farm'.

'Wild Pa', illustrated by Connah Brecon and published by Random House Australia is a rhythmic tale celebrating the relationship between a grandfather and a grandson.