Prior graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English Literature from the University of Queensland in 1984 and then gained a Graduate Diploma of Library Science from the Queensland University of Technology. She has worked as a librarian in both the public and private sectors. Prior has written books for children, including fiction, nonfiction and picture books. She has also written on and reviewed Australian children's literature. Prior's works for children reflect her interest in history and humour. She has lived in inner city Brisbane.
Lucy loves to read, but there is one special book that she borrows from the library over and over again. The book is shared with her friends, dropped in the ocean, flown to China and even made into a banana sandwich. But what will Lucy do when her favourite book goes missing?'
Lily Quench and the Magician's Pyramid2003single work children's fiction children's adventure fantasy 'Lily Quench is back! This time she must save her friend Queen Dragon from the bloodthirsty clutches of the magicians, and she and Queen Dragon must find the secret locations of the Eyes in Time before the magicians find them and imprison them forever' (Source: Libraries Australia record).
Lily Quench and the Lighthouse of Skellig Mor2003single work children's fiction children's adventure fantasy In their ongoing quest to find a way to close the Eye Stones and secure the land of Ashby from time-traveling invaders, Lily Quench and her friend Dragon Queen visit a group of mysterious islands where they befriend a lighthouse keeper and find a clue in a book with magical properties.(Libraries Australia record).