Claire Ewart

Author Bio

Claire Ewart is a well-known illustrator and author of books for children. Claire Ewart’s work has received praise and awards from many reviewers and organizations. Ms. Ewart received the Celebrate Literacy Award from the International Reading Association.

Ms. Ewart has written and illustrated several books, including One Cold NightThe Giant, and Fossil. Her rich and detailed watercolor illustrations are not only a visual treat, but, just as important, each one captures the essence of the story.

She has illustrated books for famous authors such as Paul Fleischman (Time Train) and Tomie dePaola (The Legend of the Persian Carpet), who said of her abilities as an illustrator, “No author could ask for a more talented interpreter.” She has also illustrated Karen Greenfield’s Sister Yessa’s Story.