Manon Gauthier

Manon Gauthier

Manon Gauthier is a graphic artist who made the leap to picture book illustration in 2006. After her first book was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award for Children’s Literature, she dedicated herself entirely to illustration, and to giving presentations and art workshops in schools across Quebec. A flexible artist, Manon works in many media, including gouache, pencils, and paper collage. She lives in Montreal.

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Books By Manon Gauthier

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A World of Kindness

The editors of Pajama Press unite with nine of their celebrated children’s illustrators to create a picture book about the many ways a small child can make the world a kinder place.

By Ann Featherstone & Suzanne Del Rizzo & Brian Deines & Kim La Fave & Tara Anderson & Manon Gauthier & Rebecca Bender & François Thisdale & Wallace Edwards & Dean Griffiths

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All The World a Poem

In Gilles Tibo’s wonder-filled tribute to poetry, poems bloom in fields, fly on the wings of birds, and float on the foam of the sea. The verses bring poetry to the level of a child. After all, if all the world is a poem, then anyone can be a poet!

By Gilles Tibo & Manon Gauthier & Erin Woods

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An honest and sensitive story about foster care that Booklist calls “gentle, age-appropriate, [and] free of blame.”

By Julie Pearson & Manon Gauthier

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Good Morning, Grumple

This little fox is a grumple: someone who doesn't like to get up in the morning. Luckily, his mother knows just the right combination of kisses, tickles, and songs to get her little one up and ready to greet the day.

By Victoria Allenby & Manon Gauthier

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Wash On!

Young fans of not-so-obedient heroines like Olivia and Eloise will fall for the mischievous Petronilla who spreads chaos and color around the world

By Michèle Marineau & Manon Gauthier

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