Video: Fiona Burrows on why she’s been an author and illustrator since she was a little girl

Fiona Burrows might have only recently released her debut picture book as both author and illustrator, Violet and Nothing, earlier this year, but she’s been writing and drawing since she was in school.

In this video, Fiona explains how she went from CBCA Make Your Own Storybook Competition winner to published author/illustrator with Fremantle Press, and where she found the inspiration for her pensive protagonist, Violet.

Violet and Nothing by Fiona Burrows is available from all good bookstores and online at

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Violet and Nothing

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