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Elise Gravel

Elise Gravel is an author illustrator from Montreal, Quebec. After studying Graphic Design, Gravel pursued a career writing and illustrating children’s books, where her quirky and charming characters quickly won the hearts of children and adults worldwide. In 2012, Gravel received the Governor General’s Literary Award for her book La clé à molette. A prolific artist, she currently has over thirty children’s books to her name which have been translated into a dozen languages, including The Disgusting Critters series, and If Found…Please Return to Elise Gravel, her challenge to young artists to keep a sketchbook. Elise Gravel still lives in Montreal with her spouse, two daughters, cats, and a few spiders.


A Potato on a Bike (2019)
Olga 3: Out of Control! (2019)
What is a Refugee (2019)
The Worst Book Ever (2019)
You Can Be (2018)
Olga 2: We’re Out of Here (2018)
Olga and the Smelly Thing From Nowhere (2017)
The Mushroom Fan Club (2018)
If Found… Please Return to Elise Gravel (2017)
The Great Antonio (2016)
I Want a Monster (2016)
Ada, The Cranky Ballerina (2016)
Head Lice (2016)
The Spider (2016)
The Rat (2016)
The Slug (2016)
The Toad (2016)
The Worm (2016)
The Fly (2016)
Jessie Elliot Is A Big Chicken (2014)
Balloon Toons: Adopt a Glurb (2010)
Blast off with Doodle Tom (2012)


Twitter: @EliseGravel
Instagram: elise_gravel
Facebook: @elisegravelbooks