Canadian Hemophilia Society - Quebec Chapter

Canadian Hemophilia Society - Quebec Chapter

October 27, 2005 08:00 ET

Reading and Colouring for the Cause: Renaud Bray and Brault et Bouthillier Support the Canadian Hemophilia Society-Quebec Chapter Fundraising Campaign

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 27, 2005) - The CHSQ is proud to announce that its giant colouring books will be sold in each of the 26 Renaud Bray stores across Quebec as well as Brault et Bouthillier. Until now, this giant, bilingual colouring book, the principle CHSQ fundraiser, was sold exclusively through a network of volunteers.

This edition was written and illustrated by two well know names in Quebec children's literature, Christine Duchesne and Janice Nadeau, both winners of the Governor General's Award. "Brimblehorn's Birthday", a bilingual story, is now available in stores thanks to the quality of its graphics, its unique concept and the author's style.

For the third consecutive year, Brimblehorn, a sweet and loveable character, is the hero of the book that will be available for 7$ each. The funds raised will help the CHSQ pursue its mission to improve the quality of life of people affected by hemophilia and related bleeding disorders and their families, as well as people living with the consequences of a blood transfusion.

About the author:

In addition to being a scriptwriter, illustrator, translator, and researcher, Christiane Duchesne is also a writer. Since the 1970s, she has written more than sixty stories and novels as well as scripts for television, radio, theatre and film. The author has translated over 300 children's books.

She received the Governor General's Award for Literature in the Children's Literature category in 1990, 1992 and 2001. She also received three Mr. Christie's Book Awards.

About the illustrator:

Janice Nadeau studied Graphic Design and worked as an art director.

With Nul poisson ou aller,her first children's book, she won the Governor General's Award.

In 2005, she designed the trademark image for Corteo, Cirque du Soleil's most recent international show.

About the Canadian Hemophilia Society-Quebec Chapter (CHSQ):

Founded in 1959, the CHSQ exists to improve the quality of life for all persons with hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders and their families as well as those living with the consequences of a blood transfusion by providing information, education, and support and advocacy services.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Hemophilia Society - Quebec Chapter
    Florence Bourdeau
    Program and Fundraising Coordinator
    (514) 848-0666
    fbourdeau@schq.org