Marion Billet (Illustrator) Marion Billet was born in 1982 in Lyon, France. After school she studied children's book illustration at the Emile Cohl School. Marion has had around 80 children's books published in 11 different countries. Her adorable characters have appeared in magazines, on stationery and toys, as well as on children's furniture and clothes. For fun, Marion loves to dance. She currently lives in Paris, with her husband and their daughter.