The Big Book of Dummies, Rebels and Other Geniuses

By Jean-Bernard Pouy; Serge Bloch (Illustrator); Anne Blanchard (Contribution by)
(Enchanted Lion Books, Hardcover, 9781592701032, 128pp.)

Publication Date: June 10, 2008

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Description

An irreverent and provocative look at twenty-six famous individuals who are recognized as geniuses today.




About the Author

Jean-Bernard Pouy, a big name in French detective fiction, turns his attention here to some real life characters, with humor, bit and tenderness. Serge Bloch's illustrations have appeared in newspapers, magazines and both adult and children's books. His easily recognizable caricatures, which are both witty and humane, brilliantly succeed in overturning cultural icons. About his own style he has said: "I like to combine illustration and photography more and more because a photograph really makes us believe that it's true." Anne Blanchard currently thinks up and oversees books on various themes, occasionally writing them herself. She was formerly a social science and children's book editor. Another of her brainstorms, The Big Book of Dummies, Rebels and Other Geniuses, has also been published by Enchanted Lion Books.

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