Clive McFarland is an author and illustrator who crafts picture books. Raised in Omagh, County Tyrone, he graduated from Liverpool School of Art and Design. While studying, Clive rediscovered the books that shaped his childhood and felt inspired to create his own characters.

His work has gained recognition, including AOI World Illustration Awards shortlistings and a spot in Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.

Clive has collaborated with leading publishers such as HarperCollins, Templar Books, and Nancy Paulsen's imprint at Penguin.

He lives in Northern Ireland


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For children's publishing queries please contact Susan Penny at The Bright Agency -

Represented in Northern Ireland by UsFolk

Libraries NI Creative Space

I am grateful to be the recipient of a bursary awarded by Libraries NI for my current studio space. Read more.

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