Category Archives: Art

An Homage to the Ball Kids at Roland Garros

This year’s Roland Garros official poster is created by Louise Sartor and is an homage to the ball kids. It has a timeless quality to it, embodying not only the beauty of the tennis game – its vibrancy, elegance and concentration – but also Read More

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The Crush Series: Interview with Ian Worboys

Monkey Crush, by Ian Worboys, with illustrations by Silke Diehl   Ian Worboys didn’t grow up with the idea of becoming a writer of children’s books. But he discovered early on that rhyming poetry helped him overcome dislexya. And as … Read More

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Leaving Space for the Reader’s Imagination: Interview with Marianne Dubuc

”Le lion et l’oiseau” (“The Lion and the Bird”). Marianne Dubuc   If we had the courage to trust our imagination, to leave things unexplained, to find our own answers, to accept the mystery of not knowing everything, to constantly … Read More

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Wonderlands

Robert Ingpen’s drawings truly belong in the books he helps reimagine or creates, forever weaving the texts into children’s imagination and lives, for for those of us who are fortunate enough, who get away into adulthood without losing our childhood sides for good, into our lives, too. Read More

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Beyond Ernest et Célestine: The Art of Gabrielle Vincent. In Conversation with Fondation Monique Martin

Gabrielle Vincent’s simple stories about the unlikely friendship between a big bear with a kind heart and a little mouse with a strong personality, two different worlds that beautifully come together, told gently and poetically, and so tenderly and expressively rendered through the minimalist hand-drawn watercolour brushstrokes, have had the power to capture the hearts of the young and old everywhere. Read More

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