Played by Bryce Dallas Howard, the character Claire Dearing is one of two central characters in the Jurassic World franchise, first appearing in the 2015 film and returning next year in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. But what was she up to *before* Jurassic World was even built?
Fans of the franchise are invited to dig into Claire’s past in an upcoming young adult novel, reports Jurassic Outpost, that aims to expand the universe by filling in those gaps.
“Discover the beginnings of one of Jurassic World‘s most beloved characters–Claire Dearing–in this original action-packed young adult novel.
During the events of Jurassic World, Claire Dearing faced the savage fury of dinosaurs unleashed . . . but it wasn’t the first time. In this entirely new coming-of-age story, Claire lands an elite internship working for Simon Masrani and soon discovers his plans to build an all-new theme park–Jurassic World! Along the way, Claire establishes valuable relationships with both her peers and the prehistoric creatures she studies, but when the situation turns dangerous, she begins to see the dinosaurs in a different light. Fans of Jurassic World will delight in filling in the gaps of Claire’s past, all while gaining insights into the experiences that transformed her into the strong woman we know today.”
Random House will be publishing the untitled book on May 8, 2018.