Horatio Clare is a travel writer specialising in creative non-fiction. His books include Running for the Hills, A Single Swallow and Down to the Sea in Ships. In 2015 he published Orison for A Curlew, a combination of travel and nature writing, and an acclaimed children’s book, Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot, the sequel to which, Aubrey and the Terrible Ladybirds appeared in 2017. Both Aubrey books were longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. In the winter of 2017 Icebreaker – A Voyage Far North was published.