Mandana, author and illustrator
of children's books

Du bout de mes doigts

Mas allas de mi brazo, text by Jorge Luján. Beyond my hand in english, Du bout de mes doigts in french, Nelle mie mani in Italian. Please, see the text that follows the first illustrations of the book… ** Commentaire autour de cet album ci-dessous: … Continue reading


Chouette expérience : servir la Musique en image… Numéro 6 est un groupe français en pleine naissance. Des nouvelles bientôt… *Great experience to make a CD design! “Numéro 6” (Number 6) is a new french group…some news soon and hopefully a success story for … Continue reading

The immortal deer 1

About illustrations: These illustrations all comes from a philosophical tale that I wrote and illustrated. Some illustrations have been selected in Bologna book fair 2012 and exposed in several museums in Japan. Exhibition in very big format is possible. Illustrations+details: … Continue reading

The immortal deer 2

illustrations+details that follows the immortal deer 1:                       Details of this last colored illustration on “the deer 3, final”.          

Cosas con plumas

About this book: see the text that follows some illustrations…details/extracts:                       This is an odd and mysterious book : the story, written by the author Jorge Luján is  a mysterious and benevolent … Continue reading

Soleil d’hiver

About the book: see the text that follows some illustrations of the book…Extracts/details:                   Tarde de invierno (winter afternoon) is a poem about a child waiting for his mother to come home. The original … Continue reading

Mon ami kemushi

About the book: see the text that follows illustrations…Extracts/details:                 for the suspense, i won’t show here the butterfly… Detail of the back cover:     The last sentence of the text by … Continue reading


About this book: see the text that follows the illustrations…Extracts/details:                   This is a kind of love adventure mixed with a fairy tale placed in a desert: the Nigerian Sahara…The fantastic text by … Continue reading