Stéphane Poulin was born in Montréal in 1961.
In 1984, as he was completing his studies in graphic arts at
Collège Ahuntsic, he won first prize for children''s illustration
in the Communication-Jeunesse contest. The next year Stéphane
published his first book to wide critical acclaim. His numerous
prizes include the Canadian Council in 1986, the Elizabeth Cleaver
Award in 1988, and The Boston Globe Award of Excellence, 1988.
Stéphane still resides in Montréal, where he divides his time
between illustrating children''s books and pillow fighting with his