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Bijou Le Tord, French artist, writer. Recipient American Institute Graphic Arts Book Show honor, 1977, Kind Writers Make Kind Readers award New York State Humane Association, 1992. Founder, president, chair East End Childrens Books Society, Sag Harbor, New York, 1990-1992. Member Society Childrens Books Writers & Illustrators, Authors Guild, Beatrix Potter Society, Southampton Artists.

Background

Tord, Bijou Le was born on January 15, 1945 in St. Raphael, Var, France. Came to the United States, 1962, naturalized, 1976. Daughter of Jacques Le Tord and Paule Pigoury.

Education

Graduate, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Lyon, France, 1966.

Career

Private practice textile designer stylist, 1967-1978.

Works

Membership

Founder, president, chair East End Childrens Books Society, Sag Harbor, New York, 1990-1992. Member Society Childrens Books Writers & Illustrators, Authors Guild, Beatrix Potter Society, Southampton Artists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, poetry, cooking.

Connections

father:
Jacques Le Tord

mother:
Paule Pigoury