Children’s illustrator Hervé Le Goff in Atlanta [fr]
As part of his U.S. tour, children’s illustrator Hervé Le Goff will stop in Atlanta from November 3-7, 2015. During his stay, he will speak at schools with bilingual programs in the region.
Native of Brittany, France, Le Goff always loved to draw. He Originaire de Bretagne, Hervé Le Goff a toujours aimé dessinée. He studied art at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Quimper.
Upon graduation, he landed his first order of illustrations for an enyclopedia published by Hachette Jeunesse. He then published his first book with the publishing house Père Castor Flammarion, where he followed with several albums, including Lou la Brebis, Le Serpent à Fenêtres et L’épouvantail qui voulait voyager. Since then, Le Goff has produced a great number of works and has occasionally illustrated ads for children’s objects and games. Several of his books are now translated in several languages.
Since 2008, he has worked with the author Christine Beigel, illustrating the collection « Mamie Poule raconte » and a series of small humoristic books like La vache qui voulait éteindre la lune, Le pingouin qui avait froid aux pattes.
In 2015, he has been working with the author Alexandre Jardin to illustrate 12 books of fairytales revisited for Mac Donalds food chain.
During his stay in Atlanta, Hervé Le Goff will present his work and give drawing and painting workshops to students at the following schools : International Charter School of Atlanta, Evansdale Elementary School, l’Atlanta International School, Rockbridge Elementary School et la Little Da Vinci International School.