Book
French

La forêt des songes

Jimmy Liao (author)

La forêt des songes

Target audience:
3-5 years and up
Subject
Dromen
Title
La forêt des songes
Author
Jimmy Liao
Language
French
Original language
Chinese
Original title
Secrets in the woods
Publisher
Paris: Bayard images, 2008
[60] p. : ill.
ISBN
9782747026864

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About Jimmy Liao

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Jimmy Liao (Chinese: 廖福彬; pinyin: Liào Fúbīn; born 15 November 1958) is a Taiwanese illustrator as well as a picture book writer. His Chinese pen name, 幾米, is phonetically derived from his English given name Jimmy.

Biography

After graduating from Chinese Culture University in which he majored in art, Jimmy worked in an advertising company for twelve years, and then he worked as an illustrator for newspapers and magazines. Jimmy was a middle-aged man who had survived a battle with leukemia in 1995 and was determined to devote himself heart and soul to his art. In 1998 his picture books Secrets In The Forest (森林裡的秘密) and A Fish With A Smile (微笑的魚) were published in Taiwan. These two books earned him several book awards and were regarded as “The Best Children’s Books” in several Taiwanese newspapers, such as The China Times, Min Sheng BaoRead more on Wikipedia