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Jean-Claude Mourlevat
Jean-Claude Mourlevat

Jean-Claude Mourlevat was born in Ambert, Auvergne in 1952 in a farming family. He studied in Strasbourg, Toulouse, Bonn and Paris, and worked as a German teacher in college before becoming an actor. He performed as the clown character Guedoulde in a show that toured France and internationally and has also staged works by Brecht, Cocteau and Shakespeare. Jean-Claude Mourlevat turned to writing for children in the late 1990s and has since published numerous books for young readers and won several awards including the Prix des Incorruptibles and the Sorcières Prix. In 2021 he was given the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. He lives near Saint-Étienne, with his wife and their two children.

Jean-Claude Mourlevat was born in Ambert, Auvergne in 1952 in a farming family. He studied in Strasbourg, Toulouse, Bonn and Paris, and worked as a German teacher in college before becoming an actor. He performed as the clown character Guedoulde in a show that toured France and internationally and has also staged works by Brecht, Cocteau and Shakespeare. Jean-Claude Mourlevat turned to writing for children in the late 1990s and has since published numerous books for young readers and won several awards including the Prix des Incorruptibles and the Sorcières Prix
He lives near Saint-Étienne, with his wife and their two children.

Illustrator

The Upside Down River: Tomek's Story

(Paperback) - 07/04/2022

9781839131981

The Upside Down River: Tomek's Story RRP £7.99

Synopsis



  • Paperback
  • Published: 07/04/2022
  • ISBN: 9781839131981
  • Age Range: 9+ years