Gérard Dubois was born in France, where he studied graphic design. His work has appeared in major North American and European publications, as well as in more than twenty illustrated books. His art has won awards in major contests for more than twenty-five years—he has received the Hamilton King Award and four Gold Medals from the Society of Illustrators, and his book Enfantillages won a BolognaRagazzi Award. In 2018, Canada Post issued a “Gérard DuBois” stamp as part of their Great Canadian Illustrators series. Gérard currently lives in Montréal, Canada.