Also writes as: Elizabeth Clarke
Born: Established: 1947 Wonthaggi, Wonthaggi area, South Gippsland, Gippsland, Victoria, ;
'Hop up, wriggle over, wakey wakey, HUNGRY!
Crunch crunch, gobble gobble, lick lick, MORE!
BONG BONG, clang clang, ting ting, SHHH!
Come on, slow coach, Zip! Zap! ZOOOM!
'With nine baby animals in the family, every minute of the day is wild romping fun! From waking in the morning, gobbling breakfast, drumming with spoons, zooming to the park, playing till it's bathtime - Splish splash rub-a-dub Brush your...toothie-pegs! - life's just one big game until bedtime.' (Publication summary)
'Our island lies beneath a big blue sky,
surrounded by the turquoise sea.
Turtles glide through the clear salt water,
and dugongs graze on banks of seagrass.
'In this lyrical celebration of place, the children of Mornington Island explore their home in words and pictures. This is a collaboration with much-loved children's picture-book creators authors Alison Lester and Elizabeth Honey.
'All royalties from Our Island and one dollar from the sale of each copy will be donated to Mornington Island State School to fund art projects in the community.' (Publication summary)