Clive grew up in a rural town in N. Ireland where he spent his time reading, drawing, exploring nature and learning music, before moving to the walled city of Derry. He attended the Liverpool School of Art and Design in England, graduating in 2008.
His 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. He has worked with publishers like HarperCollins, Templar and Penguin.
After a one year hiatus, Clive is currently writing new stories. He lives in County Tyrone, NI