Guillaume Perreault was born in Rimouski, Quebec, in 1985. After studying graphic design in Ottawa, he worked for a time as a designer before returning to his roots in illustrations. He now works primarily in children’s books but also illustrates for a variety commercial and cultural clients. Also known as an author, he won the 2016 Pépite catégorie petits lecteurs at the Book fair in Montreuil and was nominated in the youth category for the Prix des libraires du Québec for his book Le facteur de l’espace.#Guillaume’s work is often described as being precise and meticulous while showing life and great depth of character. He introduces us to lively worlds full of humor that will delight the young and the not-so-young.
2020 - Blue Spruce Award, Ontario Library Association, Commended
2019 - Best Books for Kids and Teens, starred selection, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner
2019 - Delaware Diamonds Award, Diamond State Reading Association, Commended
2019 - Jean Throop Book Award, IODE Ontario, Commended
2019 - Shining Willow Award, Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice Awards, Finalist