Biography

I was born in Shrewsbury has lived in number of places in England and Wales and currently lives in Stroud, Gloucestershire. He has worked in the computer departments of various companies for over 40 years, and attaining MBCS, CITP, AMCBI status.
 
For over forty years Clive has been a leader in various children’s and youth organisations (mainly Boys’ Brigade) and has told his stories in those organisations, schools, churches and Sunday Schools. 
 
Someone told him he should write his stories down and get them published. ‘Clive the Magic Camel – at the Zoo’ is the first to be published, with ‘Johnny and the Rice Pudding’ and ‘Clive the Magic Camel - at the Seaside’ currently being worked on.
 
Clive is now retired and is able to find time to write his stories. He is a member of Ebley Chapel, and a Trustee of the Countess of Huntingdon Connexion. On 2nd April 2013, he was inducted as President of the Countess of Huntingdon Connexion for a two-year term.
 
He was invited to Longney School, Gloucester on 7th March 2013 for World Book Day when he told the story to four classes and answered their questions on writing a book.
Clive has already been asked to attend Bushmead School, Luton during Brilliant Book week in March 2014.

Books by Clive Dale

Ollie the Onion - Book Image

Ollie is one of a number of onions in a very smart garden but unfortunately the onions are not liked by the other vegetables. They look down on the onions and say that they are dirty and smell. How does the affect the onions? - Read the story to find out what happens to Ollie and the other onions. This is a children's book has been published as a reader for 5-9 year olds. The story is liked by all ages, and can be used to aid discussion on the morals. There are readers notes the end of the book about the moral.

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Johnny not only loves rice pudding he also prefers it cold. His mother leaves him at home and asked him to look after a rice pudding while it was cooling in the cupboard. That leaves Johnny in a situation that leads to trouble. This story is suitable for all age, even though the book is written for 6-10 year old.

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Clive the Magic Camel – At the Zoo is a very old story about a camel that meets various animals and wishes for one of each of their attributes that he thinks will improve his personality. The name ‘camel’ changes as each attribute is added until he becomes so absurd that he realises that he was better as he was, and not something/somebody else.

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