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Caroline Merola
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Born 1962 (age 59–60)
Montreal, Quebec
Nationality Canadian
Genre comic book, children's book

Caroline Merola (born 1962) is a Canadian illustrator and author living in Quebec.


Merola was born in Montreal, Quebec and received a college-level diploma in plastic arts from the Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf and a bachelor's degree in fine art from Concordia University.

Her children's books have been translated into English, Czech and Arabic.

She was host for the Télé-Métropole program Plexi-Mag and she contributed to the magazine Titanic.

In 1990, Merola received the Prix Onésime [fr] for Ma Meteor bleue. In 1999, her Le rêve du collectionneur received the Prix Coup de Coeur at the Festival de la bande dessinée francophone de Québec [fr].

Selected works

  • Cent Dangers, comic book (1986)
  • La maison truquée, comic book (1994)
  • Le Rêve du collectionneur, comic book (1994)
  • Le roi des loups, children's book (1998)
  • N'aie pas peur, Nic, children's book (2001), finalist for a Mr. Christie's Book Award
  • L'Amateur, comic book (2003)
  • La vache qui lit, children's book (2004)
  • Une nuit en ville, children's book (2007)
  • Lili et les poilus, children's book (2011), received a Governor General's Award for French-language children's illustration
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