Marie-Francine Hébert

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Marie-Francine Hébert (born March 24, 1943) is a Canadian author from Quebec.[1]

Born in Montreal, she writes mainly for younger audiences. In a poll by Communication-Jeunesse (fr), she was one of the five best-loved authors in Quebec. Besides books, Hébert also writes for the stage and for television.[1]

In 2015, she was chosen by the Centre québécois de ressources en littérature pour la jeunesse of the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec as a candidate for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.[2]

Selected works[1][edit]

Youth literature[edit]

  • Venir au monde (1987), received the Prix Alvine-Bélisle (fr), translated into English, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Le cœur en bataille (1990)
  • Je t'aime, je te hais (1991)
  • Sauve qui peut l'amour (1992)
  • Décroche-moi la lune (2001), received the Mr. Christie's Book Award
  • Mon rayon de soleil (2002), received the Mr. Christie's Book Award and the Prix Alvine-Bélisle
  • Nul poisson où aller (2002), received the Prix Alvine-Bélisle and the Prix Marcel-Couture (fr)
  • Le ciel tombe à côté (2003), received the Mr. Christie's Book Award




  1. ^ a b c "Marie-Francine Hébert" (in French). Infocentre littéraire des écrivains.
  2. ^ "Marie-Francine Hébert en lice pour le Prix de littérature à la mémoire d'Astrid Lindgren" (in French). Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec. October 27, 2014.

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