Pauline Martin was born in Paris and grew up near the botanic garden, le Jardin des Plantes. After studying design and illustration, she is now a full-time illustrator and author for both kids and adults (Albin Michel Jeunesse, Actes Sud Junior, Gallimard Jeunesse, and La Partie). She is also an artistic director for a publishing house. Her books can be found in English with Gecko Press. Her characters offer a bright and humorous look on what it means to be a child and to grow up.
Illustration: La Course au Chocolat © Pauline Martin, Nathan. Photo: Pauline Martin © Christian Delépine