Andrée Poulin

Position title: Author

Website: Andrée Poulin's website

If she could, Andrée Poulin would read from morning to night. Her love of reading is what brought her to writing. After working as a journalist for many years, she went into international development.

Her picture books and novels, for children of various age: from 4 to 14 years, have won a few prizes and awards. Her stories deal with friendship, empathy, tolerance, poverty and solidarity. Andrée Poulin believes books can change the world. By setting her stories in Canada, Africa and Asia, she takes her readers on adventures in discovering other cultures.

The author loves to share her passion for reading and her pleasure for writing with children. She gives workshops for youth in schools and libraries.