Serge BLOCH is a French illustrator born in 1956 in Alsace, France. He attended the Claude Lapointe illustration studio at the Ecole Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg. Following graduation, he started his career in children’s book publishing, creating books and working as artistic director for Bayard Jeunesse. He often collaborates with prestigious newspapers and magazines, which include the New York Times , the Boston Globe , Le Monde , Télérama , Psychologies Magazine , Le Nouvel Observateur , Libération and others.
He received numerous international accolades in recognition of his work, including two gold medals of the Society of Illustrators (2005 and 2015) and a Bologna Ragazzi Award (non-fiction) for L’encyclopédie des cancres: Des rebelles et autres génies (Gallimard) in 2007. His books have been translated to multiple languages and published all around the world.