Adelaide's Secret World (HB)
Adelaide leads a quiet life in the midst of the city. At night she listens to the song of the stars, but during the day she watches over the others like her: the still ones, the quiet ones, those who dance and dream alone.
Little does Adelaide know that her secret world will soon be transformed into something unexpected and full of joy.
A story about courage, change and finding your soul mates.
'Becoming lost in a picture book and wanting to turn back to the first page again is a very special experience. This is such a book...' 5 stars, Margaret Hamilton, Books + Publishing
Elise Hurst is an illustrator and author of children's books, as well as a traditional artist. She has illustrated over fifty books over the years. The Night Garden (ABC Books), which she wrote and illustrated, received a Children's Book Council of Australia shortlisting in 2008. She lives in Melbourne with her husband, Peter, and their twin boys.