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.


Coming Soon

Wild Pa, illustrated by Connah Brecon pub Penguin Random House August 2016


Latest News!

'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'.


'My Name is Lizzie Flynn' a picture book about a convict girl travelling to Australia in 1841 and about the making of the Rajah quilt was released on 1 June. It is being described as 'hauntingly written and beautifully illustrated (Readings June 15).

'Meet Weary Dunlop' with amazing illustrations by Jeremy Lord, pub Penguin Random House 2015.