Chris Mousdale

Chris Mousdale was born in Liverpool, England, and has been living in New Zealand since 1990. He studied Fine Art at Canterbury College of Art in Kent and has worked as a freelance illustrator since 1986. Chris has illustrated over two thousand editorial graphics, as well as book covers, posters and CD covers. Chris is also a designer and artist and has had a number of solo exhibitions of his paintings and constructions. Brodie is his first book. In 2002 it was a Storylines Notable Picture Book and won the New Zealand Post Children’s Picture Book Award. Chris was awarded Best First Book for his illustrations.