Prue was born in Melbourne, Australia. After studying Art and Design she worked in advertising, which lead to her dream job, illustrating and designing album covers for a subsidiary company of  EMI Australia. Working mainly in two colours, Prue developed her own style and the love of a limited palette. During this time, she illustrated a junior fiction novel, The Lilly-Pilly. After years of painting and ceramics, Prue has returned to her passion for illustration.

She has just finished illustrating her fifth book, Matthew Flinders: Adventures on leaky ships by Carole Wilkinson, which was released in July.