Giselle Clarkson

The Giselle Clarkson Comic: Number 15

As part of our coverage for this year’s NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, we asked illustrator and major book-lover Giselle Clarkson to undertake the mammoth task of reviewing all five Picture Book Award finalists, with the help…

Book Reviews: Three New Picture Books

A notorious witch, some butterflies, and a fantail that can’t stay still. Reviewer Holly Walker enjoys a trip down memory lane with BadJelly, but will her daughter come with her? Badjelly the Witch, by Spike Milligan (Penguin NZ) Badjelly the Witch!…

THE SAMPLING: Secret World of Butterflies

We are very pleased to have permission to publish the first three spreads of the Giselle Clarkson-illustrated picture book, Secret World of Butterflies, written by Courtney Sina Meredith (Allen & Unwin NZ/Auckland Museum).

The Giselle Clarkson Comic: Number 12

Our illustrator looks into the notion that children’s book writers and illustrators are all eccentric. Is there any truth in it? And where does Giselle fit in? Read on, dear reader …

The Giselle Clarkson Comic: Number 11

Poor Giselle. Our illustrator recently decided to look into the story behind another intriguing classic children’s book (remember what happened with The Tiger Who Came to Tea?). Here, she shares her discoveries on Margaret Wise Brown and a whoooooole lot…

The Giselle Clarkson Comic: Number 10

Our beloved illustrator Giselle Clarkson has fallen in love again… with another book! Scroll down to see her brilliant review of Impossible Inventions: Ideas that shouldn’t work by Matgorzata Mycielska, Aleksandra Mizielińska and Daniel Mizieliński (Gecko Press).

The Giselle Clarkson Comic: Number 9

Our biscuit & bird illustrator Giselle Clarkson has taken on her first *current* book review! Scroll down to get a brilliant perspective on How to Mend a Kea + Other Fabulous Fix-it Tales from Wildbase Hospital, by Janet Hunt (Massey…