Author & Illustrator

Elise Hurst


Elise Hurst is an Australian self-trained artist, illustrator and writer, specialising in children’s books. To date she has published over 55 books and has received frequent commendations for her work. Her most recent books are ‘Girl on Wire’ written by Lucy Estela, ‘Adelaide’s Secret World’ (shortlisted PM’s Literary Award 2016) and ‘Imagine a City’ (USBBY Outstanding International Book 2017) which she wrote and illustrated. She also illustrates covers, novels and various other graphic media, and carries her narrative anthropomorphic work into oil paintings and drawings for which she is gathering a large following throughout the world.

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