Lewis Trondheim is a award-winning comics writer, artist and publisher. He is the author of an incredible number of comics and graphic novels spanning almost every genre. His books include Poppies of Iraq and the Angoulême-winning Slaloms. Trondheim was made a Knight of the Order of Arts and Literature in 2005. The following year he received the Grand Prix at the Angoulême International Comics Festival. Born in Fontainebleau, he lives in Paris.