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"There is no frigate like a book
to take us lands away"

-- Emily Dickinson

Bijou Le Tord's children's books


A Blue Butterfly: A Story about
Claude Monet

A Doubleday Book For Young readers; 1995

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Publisher's Weekly :

Best Book for
A Blue Butterfly :
A Story about Claude Monet

Best Religion Book for 1997
Sing a New Song

Best Religion Book for 1998
God's Little Seeds

Bijou Le Tord
was born in Saint-Raphaël on the French Riviera.
She lives in Sag Harbor, New York, USA and in St. Julien Molin Molette, France, where she works as a writer and artist of picture books for children.
Her most highly acclaimed books include :

A Bird Or Two : A Story About
Henri Matisse
A Blue Butterfly
: A Story About Claude Monet, and
Noah's Trees.

She is now working on a book about Marc Chagall. Her future projects include a book about the American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and the continuing series about 20th Century artists.

Paul Cézanne,
Pierre Bonnard

and Constantin Brancusi.

Bijou is illustrating a book of "little stories" about St. Francis of Assissi.

Noah's Trees

HarperCollins Publishers; 1999


... a place where dreams are born...
--Artificial Intelligence... Steven Spielberg

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A Bird or Two: A Story about
Henri Matisse

Eerdmans Books For Young Readers; 1999

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Portrait: Marcia Deitrich