Moira Court grew up in the West Country, England. She emigrated to Australia in 2001 and lives in the Perth Hills. She has been a practising painter for several years and, as well as illustrating books, she exhibits pieces in art shows and local galleries. Moira is passionate about animals and enjoys painting them in her artwork.
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)