Hilary Jean Tapper is a New Zealand based illustrator, creative arts therapist and doll maker. She has drawn, painted and aspired to illustrate for picture books since she was a child. Hilary's grandfather, Garth Tapper, was a New Zealand painter and inspired her from her earliest years to pursue the arts. She works with watercolour, ink and pencil, and loves to draw children and nature. You can find out about Hilary and her work at www.hilaryjeantapper.com, or Facebook and Instagram @hilaryjeantapper.