Bijou Le Tord was born in Saint-Raphaël on the French Riviera. She lives in Sag Harbor, New York, USA and in St. Julien Molin Molette, France, where she works as a writer and artist of picture books for children.
Her most highly acclaimed books include: A Bird Or Two: A Story About Henri Matisse, A Blue Butterfly: A Story About Claude Monet, and Noah's Trees.
She is now working on a book about Marc Chagall. Her future projects include a book about the American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and the continuing series about 20th Century artists.