Marc Boutavant is a graphic artist, illustrator and comic strip author.
He has illustrated numerous young people’s books with Actes Sud junior, Nathan, Seuil jeunesse and Mila. For Albin Michel Jeunesse, he illustrated Le Popotin de l’hippopo for the Zephyr collection. In 2002, he started to create his own animal universe with Mouk, his own series of childrens' books, at Éditions in Milan.
He was born in in Borgogne in 1970 and lives in Paris.