- Jacques Duquennoy
Jacques Duquennoy was born in the town of Corbie in northern France. He studied art before first becoming a sales representative selling educational materials, then an editor, and later a teacher. In 1994, he published Le Diner Fantome (The Ghost's Dinner, originally published by Albin Michel, published in the US by Golden Books) and became a full-time children's author. He lives in Amiens, France.