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Elise Hurst Elise Hurst i(A68828 works by)
Gender: Female
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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.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Girl on Wire Australia : Viking , 2018 13984138 2018 single work picture book children's

'Girl on Wire is a simple yet brilliantly uplifting allegory of a young girl struggling to build her self-esteem and overcome the anxiety that many children feel as they grow – she walks the tightrope, afraid she will fall, but with the support of those she loves, her toes grip the wire and she walks forward, on her own, with a new confidence.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Picture Book of the Year
2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
y separately published work icon Adelaide's Secret World Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2015 9003365 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 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
2016 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Children's Fiction
y separately published work icon Adelaide's Secret World Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2015 9003365 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 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
2016 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Children's Fiction
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