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children books

Children books

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The Sentence-drawer for kids and Magic Words

Les Scriptos (The Sentence-drawers for kids) is a book filled with “sentence-drawing” pages, taken from le Scriptographe (the Sentence-drawer), a device made to translate a word into a graphical trace. In the kids version, all the words translate into a drawing: linking the letters of “boat”, a boat is traced, when you connect the letters of “ghost”, a ghost appears; “Louise lives here” draws a house and “baddie or goodie?” traces a shark.

Pascal Rivier did the cover illustration for the Sentence-drawer for kids. I showed it to publishers and Hatier asked me to develop a workbook about words and letters. I really enjoyed creating it. I really like those Mots Magiques (Magic Words). They were published in 2003. Illustrations are by Stefany Devaux.

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Magic Numbers

Nombres Magiques (Magic Numbers) was meant to be published in the same collection Crayons Malins as Mots Magiques (Magic Words), but this time about numbers. However, when I finished the manuscript, Hatier finally decided not to continue the collection. Then, I offered the manuscript to other publishers. But nothing happened but the games I created for the book. Still, I really like these pages and the following ones in particular. Who wants to publish Magic Numbers ?

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New children books, but this time stories.

Since Spring 2018, I have been working on a children book with the illustrator Lilla.
I met her when I was browsing online for a drawing that would fit my project. We keep secret the theme.

Another manuscript is waiting for its turn; I will present it to the publisher of the first book.

A new creative field is opening up for me, this time working as a duo.