Jennifer Dalrymple is a French American author and illustrator, who lives in Autry-Issards, in Bourbonnais. She won the ‘Prix Tatoulu’ in 1996 for “Péric et Pac”, the ‘Prix des critiques de livres pour enfants’ for "Shiki" in 1998, and the ‘Prix littéraire des écoliers de Rillieux-la-Pape’ in 2008 for "L’ami sauvage". Her work has been translated in Korea, Denmark, UK, Canada, China, Turkey, Spain… She is an environmentalist, and her books often revolve around the theme of nature. She regularly speaks in schools. She is published by l’École des loisirs, Bayard Éditions, Atelier du Poisson Soluble, Plume de Carotte, Didier Jeunesse, Cambourakis, Oskar, Lo païs/Le Rocher, and Albin Michel, as well as by Sylvagaia Collection, her own publishing house. Her work is also published in the press, mainly by Bayard, in “Mes Premières Belles Histoires” and “Je Bouquine”. Among her best-known books are “Non je n’ai jamais mangé ça”, “Le Noël de Léopold”, “La princesse et les insectes", "Merveille des merveilles", "La Promesse de Mirto" and "Le Bürlu, le Gnâk et le Pilou-Pilou".