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Olivier Tallec
Olivier Tallec was born in Brittany in 1970. After graduating from the Ecole Supérieure d'Art graphique in Paris he worked in advertising as a graphic designer, after which he devoted himself to illustration. Since then he has done numerous illustrations for newspapers and magazines and has... show more



Olivier Tallec was born in Brittany in 1970. After graduating from the Ecole Supérieure d'Art graphique in Paris he worked in advertising as a graphic designer, after which he devoted himself to illustration. Since then he has done numerous illustrations for newspapers and magazines and has illustrated over 50 books for children. He's fascinated by textiles and by all forms of popular culture. An avid traveler, he divides his time between Paris, where he lives, and far-flung adventures. November 2008 brought him to both Chicago and San Francisco, where he visited schools and promoted his books.

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Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 4 years ago
With great accessories comes great stupidity. Or perhaps, Some sheep are more equal than others. Something about sheeple blindly following the edicts of a madman? And whether or not it was intentional, I like the wind bringing the crown as it brought Mary Poppins, and then, one day, it blows the oth...
XOX
XOX rated it 8 years ago
This is a curious little book, about a boy, in the summer, going away for holiday with his family.And he has to go to the pool, and his swim trunks is too loose, and it got lost in the water.He's going to conquer this by diving. An interesting solution.He held on to this swim trunks, and he dived. A...
~WhimsyLibrarian~
~WhimsyLibrarian~ rated it 9 years ago
Appeal Characteristics: book layout, colors, illustrations, themeWhat is the point of war? That is what you find out from this wonderful book...with it's eye catching colors and wordless picture book of the meaning of war. It brings that song to mind... "Why can't we be friends...?"
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it 9 years ago
A superb tale about the absurdity and futility of war told solely in images full of charm, humor, wit, and a wide range of emotion. An excellent title for teaching about conflict resolution and peacemaking.
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