Aura Parker is an exciting new voice in children’s picture books. Her work is whimsical and full of details to pore over. ‘This adorable debut by Parker teems with delicate details, many of them visual puzzles.’ New York Times Book Review for TWIG, a 2017 CBCA Notable for Early Childhood about a stick insect on her first day at Bug School. Coming soon, Aura’s next book COCOON touches on solitude, independence and the wonder of life cycles, followed by a bunch of cheeky meerkats for MEERKAT SPLASH. Aura Parker’s storytelling though words and pictures inspires imagination, courage and confidence in young readers.
Aura illustrates in watercolour, gouache, pen and coloured pencil with digital enhancements. Her work is insightful and imaginative with a playful sense of humour. Aura has a background in web design, motion graphics and brand creation with over 15 years experience as a graphic designer and illustrator.