AMELIE CALLOT grew up in the Alps before settling in
southwestern France. It was during a trip to Canada that she
discovered her love of writing through stories she wrote about her
travels. She now works as a writer and midwife in France.
The Pink Umbrella is her first book.
Born and raised in Quebec, GENEVIEVE GODBOUT studied traditional animation in Montreal and at the prestigious Gobelins school in Paris. She is the illustrator of a number of books for children, including When Santa Was a Baby, Kindergarten Luck (Chronicle) and Joseph Fipps (Enchanted Lion). Some of her clients include The Walt Disney Company, Chronicle, HMH, Flammarion, Bayard, Les editions Milan and La Pasteque. She also works for clothing designers like Nadinoo and Mrs. Pomeranz, creating illustrations and prints for their collections.
One of Canadian Children's Book Centre's Favourite Books of the
Recommended by the Spokesman-Review (Spokane)
PRAISE FOR The Pink Umbrella:
"Engaging, lighthearted entertainment." --Kirkus Reviews
"In its very gentle way, The Pink Umbrella celebrates the quiet power of love to shift your perspective of the world towards positivity... a charming read... Recommended." --CM Magazine
"A winsome, slice-of-life confection." -- Quill and Quire