Marcelino Truong was born in the Philippines in 1957. As a child, he traveled around the world from the Philippines to Vietnam and the United States. His family immigrated to England in 1963. Later, he moved to Paris, France, to study law and English literature at the Sorbonne. He is a self-taught artist whose awards include the prestigious Bologna Ragazzi prize. Marcelino now lives in Paris and La Jaille-Yvon, a village in Anjou, with his wife and three daughters.
Books illustrated by Marcelino Truong: