Illustrator Emma Middleton
Emma Middleton is an author, illustrator and performer. Her first childhood ambition was to be Peter Rabbit, then a mermaid and finally a dancer. After a career in performing arts, including as a soloist for the Vienna Ballet, Emma returned to Australia to teach at The Brighton Dance Academy, then follow her passion for picture books. She works in watercolour, pastel, pencil and oils. She has exhibited her art in numerous galleries and won awards for her artwork. Emma combines her love for writing, teaching, music and performing by presenting interactive theatrical storytelling sessions. She lives on the Sunshine Coast with her family and pets.