Book
French

Un secret pour grandir

Carl Norac (author), Carll Cneut (illustrator)
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Target audience:
6-8 years and up
Title
Un secret pour grandir / un conte de Carl Norac ; ill. de Carll Cneut
Author
Carl Norac
Illustrator
Carll Cneut
Language
French
Publisher
Paris: L'Ecole des loisirs, 2003
32 p. : ill.
ISBN
2-211-06651-8

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Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 6 times in Flemish libraries

About Carl Norac

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Carl Norac (born 29 June 1960) is a Walloon Belgian author of children's books and poetry.

Biography

Carl Norac was born in Mons, Belgium in 1960, as the son of poet Pierre Coran and comedian Irène Coran. In 1968, they moved to the small village Erbisoeul, now a part of Jurbise. He studied in Liège and became a teacher of French, but quit after two years. For the next six years, he travelled around the world, while working as a writer. His poetry collection Le maintien du désordre was awarded the Prix Robert Goffin. After witnessing an eruption of the Krakatau in 1993, he published Nemo et le volcan: with illustrations by Louis Joos, which was rewarded the Pomme d'Or, the European illustration award.

In 1996, he became a Professor of Literature at the Royal Conservatorium of Mons, a theatre school. In 1999, he moved to France, and the same year his daughter Else was born. By 2000…Read more on Wikipedia

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