Aura Parker is an illustrator, writer and designer who creates delightful picture books, prints and textiles. Her work is joyful, imaginative, and brimming with details to explore. Aura Parker's storytelling though words and pictures inspires imagination, courage and confidence in young readers. Aura works with watercolour, gouache, pen and coloured pencil with digital composition. She works from a studio in Sydney and Meerkat Splash is her first picture book with Penguin Random House.