Through her writing, Kiwi author Claire Aramakutu aims to stir children’s imaginations, encouraging them to set their creative minds free. Her first published series, Loopy Lucy, is a science-based adventure set, loved in many homes and classrooms across the world. At the end of 2021, Claire released her first spooky story, Zombie at Number 56. Check it out!
Cover artist – Sophie Blokker
Freelance digital artist, illustrator and designer. Sophie specialises in personal and commercial commissioned work and children’s book illustrations.
Claire lives in Christchurch with her husband, three children, and a dog and cat who closely supervise Claire while she writes.
She has worked in the disability sector and in primary schools, where she gave learning support to children with special education needs. She has always had a passion for writing, and won seven excellence awards while studying English and Creative Writing at Massey University.
Find out more about Claire and how to contact her on her author page.