Giselle Clarkson ponders why she loves children’s books in her final comic for this iteration of The Sapling. Giselle’s latest book, The Tiny Woman’s Coat, written by Joy Cowley, has just been named the ‘children’s book of the week’ by The Times (UK).
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 Tiny Woman's Coat by Joy Cowley (Gecko Press). Buy now. Giselle's secret talent is rescuing moths from the shower without accidentally drowning them. Visit her website: www.giselledraws.com.