Anne-Hélène Dubray is the 2019 Youth Book Revelation

23 Oct 2019

The 2019 Youth Book Revelation was awarded to Anne-Hélène Dubray and a special mention went to Juliette Barbanègre. The two illustrators will be honoured on the walls of the ADAGP from November 7 to December 19, 2019.


The Revelation "Youth Book" of the ADAGP was created in collaboration with La Charte des auteurs et des illustrateurs jeunesse. It aims to highlight and encourage the work of emerging creators, working or residing in France, among the 12 authors-illustrators preselected by the jury of the Charter for the operation "Voyage professionnel à la Foire de Bologne ".

For this second edition of the "Révélation Livre Jeunesse", the jury, co-chaired by Sylvie Debré-Huerre (succession of Olivier Debré) and Philippe Ramette (artist), was composed of Olivier Douzou (author-illustrator), Maïa Bouteillet (journalist) and Emmanuelle Martinat-Dupré (scientific leader of the museum of the youth illustration of Moulins).

In 2019, he reward

Anne-Hélène Dubray

Revelation Youth Book 2019

for her book "L'Alphabet cocasse & illustré", published by Éditions L'Agrume.


"A classic exercise in youth literature, the alphabet is here renewed by Anne-Hélène Dubray, who affirms a beautiful creativity, a great coherence between images full of pep and a text itself imaged and poetic.” The jury praised "This stimulating book [that] invites to the imagination and unfolds it, thus offering the reader a space for his own constructions.

The jury also awarded a special mention to illustrator Juliette Barbanègre for her book “Histoire du pommier qui rêvait d’être un sapin ", published by Editions Seuil Jeunesse. The jury highlighted "the quality and singularity of her illustrious work, very promising, and the richness of her universe, eminently personal".











Anne-Hélène Dubray receives an endowment of the ADAGP of 5000 euros.

The laureates will both benefit from a portrait filmed and broadcast on the site of Arte. They will also be honored on the walls of the ADAGP from November 7 to December 17, 2019 and during the evening Revelations at Cenquatre-Paris.


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