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Mireille Messier

Mireille Messier

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Mireille Messier is a Montreal-born, Ottawa-raised and now Toronto-based children’s author with a background in theatre and broadcasting. She has published over thirty picture books and chapter books, some in French, some in English. When she is not writing books, Mireille works in children's television as a scriptwriter and director for various programs. She also enjoys doing corporate writing of youth-oriented material for such clients as the Dairy Producers of Canada, General Mills, Scholastic Canada, TFO, Kraft Foods and Via Rail.

On average, Mireille gives one hundred school presentations per year to French, French immersion and English groups across Canada.

c/o Writers' Union of Canada
Children's (picture books)
I write professionally in the following language(s):
French, English


Nutcraker Night. 2019, Pajama Press
Sergeant Billy: The True Story of the Goat Who Went to War. 2019, Tundra
Treasure. 2019, Orca Book


Hackmatack for Sergeant Billy: The True Story of the Goat Who Went tp War, 2022
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