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The Giselle Clarkson Comic: Number 31

Giselle Clarkson is back for 2021! Today our fabulous illustrator finds her inner poet while musing on the weird and wonderful poses she used to strike while reading.


Giselle Clarkson

Giselle Clarkson is a freelance illustrator and comic creator from Wellington. Her work has appeared in a bunch of School Journals as well as Gecko Press’ ANNUAL. She illustrated the 2018 picture book Secret World of Butterflies by Courtney Sina Meredith (Allen & Unwin NZ) and the 2019 children's novel Hazel and the Snails by Nan Blanchard (Annual Ink/Massey University Press). Her most recent illustrations are in The Gobbledegook Book, by Joy Cowley (Gecko Press), shortlisted for the New Zealand Children and Young Adult's Book Awards. Her latest book Egg and Spoon, by Alexandra Tylee, is out now! Giselle's secret talent is rescuing moths from the shower without accidentally drowning them. Visit her website: www.giselledraws.com.