The out-of-this-world outlook of a down-to-earth bear! Benjamin Bear can always surprise his friends, whether it's by walking on his hands during a swstorm or by using a tree as a parachute. French star author Philippe Coudray continues to delight readers by bending the rules of common sense and breaking the laws of physics.
Philippe Coudray: Philippe Coudray loves drawing comics, and his many children's books are often used in the schools of France, his home country. His work was chosen by students to win the prestigious Angouleme Prix des Ecoles. Francoise Mouly: Francoise Mouly is the publisher and Editorial Director of TOON Books, which she launched in 2008. She joined The New Yorker as art editor in 1993. Ms. Mouly has been responsible for over 1,000 covers over her tenure at The New Yorker.