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BiographyHistory

Elise Hurst is an illustrator and author of children's books as well as a traditional artist. She grew up in an artistic family - her mother paints - and began working as a freelance illustrator while studying for an archaeology degree. She works from her home studio in Melbourne.

Awards for Works

Adelaide's Secret World 2015 single work picture book children's

'Set in a mysterious city inhabited by a rich cast of characters, this enchanting and superbly illustrated story celebrates creativity and friendship.

Adelaide leads a quiet life in the midst of the city. At night she listens to the song of the 'stars, but during the day she watches over the others like her: the still ones, the quiet ones, those who dance and dream alone.

'Little does Adelaide know that her secret world will soon be transformed into something unexpected and full of joy.

'A story about courage, change and finding your soul mates.' (Publication summary)

2016 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
2016 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Children's Fiction
Adelaide's Secret World 2015 single work picture book children's

'Set in a mysterious city inhabited by a rich cast of characters, this enchanting and superbly illustrated story celebrates creativity and friendship.

Adelaide leads a quiet life in the midst of the city. At night she listens to the song of the 'stars, but during the day she watches over the others like her: the still ones, the quiet ones, those who dance and dream alone.

'Little does Adelaide know that her secret world will soon be transformed into something unexpected and full of joy.

'A story about courage, change and finding your soul mates.' (Publication summary)

2016 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
2016 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Children's Fiction
Imagine a City 2014 single work picture book children's

'Imagine a train to take you away... Imagine a city and drops of rain. A world without edges where the wind takes you high where buses are fish and the fish fly the sky. In the city of imagination, anything is possible, and an outing with their mother brings every kind of possibility to life for two lucky children...' (Publication summary)

2015 shortlisted Western Australian Young Readers' Book Award Picture Books
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