Claire Schvartz was born in Rennes in 1984. She graduated from Olivier de Serres’ Art School, and then from Estienne’s school. She is now a graphic designer as well as an illustrator. She lives in Nantes. The Bungalow’s Gravel Who Dreamt About The Sea, her first picture book published at Les Fourmis Rouges was awarded the ADAGP price in 2018.