Clive grew up in a small town in Northern Ireland where he spent his time reading, cycling his bike, and watching army helicopters fly overhead.
He attended the Liverpool School of Art and Design in England, graduating in 2008.
Clive's first and second books were both shortlisted for the AOI World Illustration Awards. 'One Leaf Two Leaves' was chosen for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library programme in the US and Canada, and, 'A Bed for Bear' was an Indie Next List Top Ten pick and an Amazon.com Book of the Month. He has worked with publishers like HarperCollins, Templar and Penguin.
Clive lives in County Tyrone and works from his home studio. He is writing new stories.