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The Giselle Clarkson Comic: Number 33

Don't look away, can't look away. Giselle Clarkson explores children's books that she is ghoulishly drawn to.


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 shortlisted for the Esther Glen Non-fiction Award in the NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Giselle's secret talent is rescuing moths from the shower without accidentally drowning them. Visit her website: www.giselledraws.com.