Helene Magisson is an award winning illustrator. She started her artistic career as a painting restorer in Paris, where she was also
trained in the art of medieval illumination. Helene has lived in Africa, France and India. She is now settled down in Australia with her family. She has illustrated more than 15 books and has collaborated with major Australian publishers.
Recent awards include:
• Claudette, her first book as an author-illustrator, has been longlisted in the Australia Books Industry Awards 2021
• Little Puggle’s Song, written by Vikki Conley, CBCA 2020 Notable Picture Book of the Year
• Slowly! Slowly!, written by T.M. Clark, CBCA 2018 Notable Picture Book of the Year