CC-BY-SA-3.0 - Image by Pierre ROBERT à partir d'une photographie de Marie-Aude MURAIL prise par Claudie ROCARD-LAPERROUSAZ
Marie-Aude Murail (born 6 May 1954) is a French children's writer.
Her father Gerard Murail is a poet and her mother, Marie-Thérèse Barrois, a journalist. One of her brothers and her younger sister also write: Lorris Murail and Elvire Murail, aka Moka. The music composer Tristan Murail is her older brother.
In 1973, she married Pierre Robert, an INSEE bureaucrat, with whom she had three children, Benjamin (1977), Charles (1987) and Constance (1994).
She was born in Le Havre.
Murail has been writing since she was thirty six years old.
After modern literature studies at the Sorbonne University – concluded with a thesis devoted to adapting classical novels for children – she earned her "stripes" at the Editions mondiales, where she published a hundred short stories in women's magazines (Intimité, Nous Deux) between 1980 and 1987. In the mid 1980s, her two first no…Read more on Wikipedia