• Christina grew up in Tasmania,
    Australia, mostly on the beach with wombats and echidnas digging holes in the

    Christina started her publishing
    career as an illustrator to much loved Australian writers such as Colin Thiele,
    Max Fatchen, and Christobel Mattingley.

    Christina’s first picture Book,
    Purinina, A Devil’s Tale (Hachette), was published in 2007. With
    over 25 books published, she now illustrates her own books and stories for
    other authors.

    A number of her books have won
    awards including Kip (Windy Hollow Books), the story of a noisy
    rooster living in the city, which won an Honour Book Award in the 2010 CBCA
    Book of the Year Awards, and Welcome Home (Ford Street Publishing),
    the story of a whale and a boy and the dark history of whaling, which won The
    Environment Award for Children’s Literature, 2014 (also published as Welcome
    Home Whales
    in the US & Canada through Blue Dot Kids Press). 
    Her story of the last known thylacine, One Careless Night (Walker
    ), was awarded The Environment Award for Children’s Literature, 2020,
    The Whitley Book Awards (Children’s Educational), 2020, and shortlisted in the
    prestigious Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, 2020. 

    Christina works from her ‘bottom of
    the world’ studio in Southern Tasmania.

    You can follow Christina’s creative journey on Instagram: instagram.com/christinaboothillustration/


  • I am a storyteller, and stories are, I believe, what bind humanity together.

    Stories are our superpower.

    As a creator of stories for young humans, I feel privileged to share my stories as well as responsible to encourage and mentor others to find their own story voices.

    My stories are told using words and and visual narrative. It is my passion to inspire others to find their story super power, in what ever form it takes, and use it powerfully.

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