franceinfo junior. How to write a children's book?

On the occasion of the opening of the Montreuil children's book fair, in a dematerialized version, franceinfo junior welcomes author Camille Jourdy, answering three children's questions.

Updated on 12/02/2020 | 16:37 published on 12/02/2020 | 16:37

This Wednesday, December 2, is the opening of the Montreuil children's book fair, an edition that had to adapt to health constraints.On the Salon's website, young and old can follow the edition online and find a TV program created for the occasion, with local variations as well, in class for example, but also in bookstores and libraries now reopened.

But how do you write a book for children? We talk about it in franceinfo junior with three CE2-CM1 students from the Orangis school in Ris-Orangis (Essonne): Neal, Wesley and Killian.They interview Camille Jourdy, author, screenwriter and illustrator, notably the author of Juliette: les fantômes retour au printemps and the series Rosalie Blum.

Wesley, 8, first wonders how the author manages to be inspired for her books."From everyday life", answers the author.She cites for example discussions and walks with her daughter which inspired her books..Neal for his part wants to know how long the author takes to write a book."I put a lot of time to write a book (...) in addition my books have a lot of pages", answers Camille Jourdy.For his book Les Vermeilles composed of about 150 pages, "I would say that I took about two years", the time to write and draw it.Wesley wants to know what was the name of Camille's first book.Jourdy and how she does the illustrations.On this page, listen to the entire franceinfo junior program with youth author Camille Jourdy, at the microphone of presenter Marie Bernardeau.

Posted Date: 2020-12-03

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