Roger Paré's fourth title with Annick Press features once again his warm and magical finely detailed images of his gentle world that make his the "picture books for everybody."
This monster mama
is having loads of fun,
laughing and giggling
and tickling her son.
A moonlit kiss
on a furry cheek,
while the hoot-owls call
and the field mice squeak.
He says, "What I want for a children's book are illustrations that will have the quality of a painting. The image must reach them. When the image is explicit enough, what writing I have to add is little in terms of quantity."
The popular author's books are being enjoyed all around the world!
Roger Paré is an award-winning author and illustrator, born and raised in Abitibi, Quebec. After twenty-five years at Radio-Canada as a designer-illustrator, Roger left television and began illustrating picture books for children. Roger has since won several awards, including the Canada Council Children's Literature Prize for Illustration in a French-language book. He now lives in Montreal and has three grown children.