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Tessa's Books of Elegance are written by Jacqui Preugschat and illustrated by Kirsty Camilleri. The first book in the series, Tessa's Lovely, Beautiful and Very Elegant Tea Party, is now available for purchase! 

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- About The Creators -

Jacqui Preugschat

Kirsty Camilleri

Jacqui  Preugschat  is a Brisbane based happily married mother of 4 beautiful children, who has a passion for encouraging girls to use their talents.  She is also a qualified Special Education Teacher, University Lecturer and Short Course writer for TAFE. 

 

As a little girl Jacqui spent her school holidays in her grandmothers dress shop surrounded by elegant things and loved making and creating beautiful things.

 

Recently Jacqui has directed 3 musicals at the Princess Theatre, was a buyer  for a Bridal Store and window dressed a babies, girls, and bridal store in South Australia.

 

Currently she home schools her 2 girls, directs a Choir on a weekly basis, teaches drama  and runs a girls DIY Arts and Craft group fortnightly, where young  girls learn to make beautiful projects.

 

Illustrator and graphic designer Kirsty Camilleri is a graduate of the Art Directors Workshop in Cape Town and a happily married mother of 3 lovely children. 

 

Kirsty developed her passion for illustration as a young girl, spending many hours perfecting her craft and harnessing her creative energy.

 

Her career has since taken her around the world where she has worked in boutique design agencies in Cape Town, London and Oxford. She is currently based in Perth where she enjoys everything the Western Australian lifestyle has to offer, including working on a freelance basis and taking some time for the the occasional very elegant tea party!