Antarctica – an icy desert with mountain ranges and sleeping volcanoes, home to the spinning end of the earth and to an array of quirky creatures.
Moira Court brings the diversity of Antarctica to life in this gorgeous new picture book, combining clever counting with lyrical prose and stunning artwork.
'This picture book by artist and author Moira Court has a distinctive visual style that makes it stand out from other books for readers aged three to five ... each double page spread features stunning collage, block print and woodcut artworks.' Junior Books+Publishing
'The text is perfect for reading aloud with delicious words and a wonderful rhythm that is beautifully complimented by lively paper collage illustrations.' Good Reading
'Court's illustrations are as gorgeous as her words, using texture, tone and simple repetitive shapes ... to depict the Antartic's "quirky" creatures and to keep little fingers turning the pages.' South Sydney Herald
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Moira Court grew up in the West Country, England. She emigrated to Australia in 2001 and lives in the Perth Hills. She has been a practising painter for several years and, as well as illustrating books, she exhibits pieces in art shows and local galleries. Moira is passionate about animals and enjoys painting them in her artwork.