About the Author

Manon Gauthier

Manon Gauthier is a graphic artist who made the leap to picture book illustration in 2006. After her first book was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award for Children’s Literature, she dedicated herself entirely to illustration, and to giving presentations and art workshops in schools across Quebec. A flexible artist, Manon works in many media, including gouache, pencils, and paper collage. She lives in Montreal.

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All the World a Poem

Poetry lives in books, yes, but also in the stars, on the moon, in tree-branch tangles.

Anything the world can be in nighttime hush or daytime glee is poetry.

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by Julie Pearson
illustrated by Manon Gauthier
translated by Erin Woods
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This is the story of Elliot, a playful little boy who was full of life. His mother and father loved him very much. BUT… When Elliot cried, his mother and his father did not understand why.

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