Moira Court grew up in the West Country, England. She emigrated to Australia in 2001 and now lives in the Perth Hills with her husband, daughter and fur children. An artist and illustrator, she predominantly works in printmaking and likes to chop up the failures to use for collaging. Her work is inspired by nature, conservation, folklore and folk art. She has never been to Antarctica but really hopes to go one day.
International Youth Library White Raven list (2014)
Western Australian Premier’s Book Award (Shortlisted 2014)
Children’s Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year (Notable Book 2009, 2011)
Children’s Book Council of Australia Crichton Award for New Illustrators (Finalist 2009)