Guest of honour: Éric Puybaret

Born in Vichy (France) in 1976, Éric Puybaret made his debut in the world of illustration after the National School of Decorative Arts in Paris. He has published over 40 books translated into various languages, from classics such as Sleeping Beauty or Alice in Wonderland to poetic and mysterious texts now in turn new classics, such as With the head in the clouds or Grains of houses. Awarded in 1999 at the Children’s Books Fair in Bologna, he is an international aesthetic referent, an author who knows how to draw the subtle substance of fantasy.

Illustration by Éric Puybaret from Les échasses rouges, Hachette Livre Gautier-Languereau – detail