Claire Benton-Evans has written extensively for Kevin Mayhew and is the author of the popular Beastly Bible Stories series. She is a regular contributor to Premier Youth and Children’s Work magazine. She works as the Diocesan Youth and Children Officer for the Diocese of Edinburgh in the Scottish Episcopal Church. Her freelance consultancy work across the UK includes all-age worship workshops and children’s spirituality training for clergy, worship leaders, head teachers and school governors.

Claire studied at Oxford before teaching English and Drama in London, North Devon and Cornwall. The creative arts inspire her, exclusion makes her angry and family life keeps her feet on the ground. She likes hillwalking, wild swimming and live theatre. She lives with her husband and three children in Glasgow.

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