Author(s): Elise Hurst
With a poetic story and lush paintings, Hurst conveys how a bit of bravery, empathy, and imagination can transform the lives of those who dance and dream alone. Full color.
Shortlisted for Prime Minister's Literary Awards (Australia): Children's Fiction 2016. Long-listed for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Picture Book of the Year 2016.
Elise Hurst is an illustrator and author of children's books, as well as a traditional artist. She has illustrated over fifty books over the years. The Night Garden (ABC Books), which she wrote and illustrated, received a Children's Book Council of Australia shortlisting in 2008. She lives in Melbourne with her husband, Peter, and their twin boys.