Clara Vulliamy

Words take me out of my head into a world where anything is possible. If I looked out of the window and saw two dogs drive past in a red sports car, heading to the beach, I’d be very surprised. But if I opened a book to find them right there on the page, I’d think to myself – but of course! Why ever not? I wonder what ice creams they will choose when they get there…
When I’m writing a story it’s slightly different. Words take me right INTO my head. I am looking for how I feel, what I care about, what makes me laugh, the little things I have noticed and remembered. And that’s what so exciting about Doorstep Library: in helping a generation of readers they are also creating a whole new world of storytellers. It’s their stories I want to hear most!

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