Gay, Marie-Louise

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GAY, Marie-Louise

GAY, Marie-Louise. Canadian, b. 1952. Genres: Children's fiction, Plays/Screenplays, Illustrations, Picture/board books. Career: Editorial illustrator of Canadian and American magazines, 1972-; Perspectives and Decormag, graphic designer, 1974-76; La Courte Echelle, Montreal, QC, art director, 1980; University of Quebec, Montreal, lecturer in illustration, 1981-89; illustrator and author. Host or speaker at workshops and conferences at schools and libraries, 1981-; Ahuntsic College, visiting lecturer in illustration, 1984-85. Designer of children's clothing, 1985-; author and set designer of plays and films, including the animated film La Boite, 1989. Publications: SELF-ILLUSTRATED FOR CHILDREN. IN ENGLISH: The Garden, 1985, in French as Mon Potager; Moonbeam on a Cat's Ear, 1986; Rainy Day Magic, 1987; Angel and the Polar Bear, 1988; Fat Charlie's Circus, 1989; Willy Nilly, 1990; Mademoiselle Moon, 1992; Rabbit Blue, 1993; Midnight Mimi, 1994; The Three Little Pigs, 1994; When Vegetables Go Bad, 1994; Rumpelstiltskin, 1997; The Fabulous Song, 1998; How to Take Your Grandmother to the Museum, 1998; The Christmas Orange, 1998; Stella, Star of the Sea, 1999; Stella, Queen of the Snow, 2000; Yuck, a Love Story, 2000; Didi and Daddy on the Promenade, 2000; Stella, Fairy of the Forest, 2002; Good Morning Sam, 2003; Good Night Sam, 2003. IN FRENCH: De Zero a minuit, 1981; La Soeur de Robert, 1983; Drole d'ecole (preschool series), 1984; Sophie series, 12 books, 1991-2003; Princesse Pistache, 1997; Sur mon ile, 1999. PLAYS: Bonne Fete Willy, 1989; Qui a Peur de Loulou?, 1994; Le Jardin de Babel, 1999. Illustrator of books by: B. Gauthier, D. Gillmor, D. Lee, M. Singer, A. Taylor, T. Wynne-Jones.