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Mireille Levert (born December 20, 1956) is a Canadian writer and illustrator of children's book living in Quebec.

She was born in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu and studied plastic arts at the Université du Québec à Montréal, graduating in 1979. She was a founding member of the Association des illustrateurs et illustratrices du Québec. Levert taught illustration at the Université du Québec à Montréal from 1997 to 2002. She lives and works in Montreal.

She took part in the International Biennial of Children's Books in Barcelona.

Selected works

  • La Giraffe, children's book, illustrated by Levert, text by Cécile Cloutier (1984)
  • Passing time, children's book, illustrated by Levert, text by Christiane L'Heureux (1987)
  • Jérémie et Mme Ming, children's book, illustrated by Levert, text by Sharon Jennings (1990) shortlisted for the Governor General's Award for French-language children's illustration
  • Sleep Tight Mrs. Ming, children's book, illustrated by Levert, text by Sharon Jennings (1993) awarded the Governor General's Award for English-language children's illustration
  • Little Red Riding Hood, children's book (1995)
  • An Island in the Soup, children's book (2001) awarded the Governor General's Award for English-language children's illustration
  • Émile Pantalon, children's book (2005) finalist for the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award
  • The Princess Who Had Almost Everything, children's book (2006)
  • Quand j'écris avec mon cœur, children's poetry (2014), shortlisted for the Governor General's Award for French-language children's illustration
  • Un jour je bercerai la terre, children's poetry (2017)
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