Veronique Tadjo

Veronique Tadjo is a writer, illustrator and painter from Cote d'Ivoire. She completed her BA at Abidjan University and her doctorate at the Sorbonne. Her work includes poetry and children's books. She has won the Literary Prize of L'Agence de Cooperation Culturelle et Technique in 1983 and the UNICEF Prize in 1993. Until recently she lived in London with her husband and children but is now based in South Africa.