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French cartoonist Sempe, famous for New Yorker covers, dies age 89

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French cartoonist Jean-Jacques Sempe, known for his illustrations for the "Le Petit Nicolas" ("Little Nicolas") children's book series, died on Thursday. Sempe's wife, Martine Gossieaux Sempe told the AFP news agency about his passing. "Little Nicolas," a national treasure in France, didn't find immediate success when it was first published in 1959. Today, the books are international best-sellers, with more than 15 million copies sold in 45 countries.
2 months ago·Paris, France

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French cartoonist Sempe, famous for New Yorker covers, dies age 89

French cartoonist Jean-Jacques Sempe, who won international acclaim with a series of more than 100 drawings for the covers of The New Yorker magazine, has died at the age of 89.

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Le Petit Nicolas illustrator Jean-Jacques Sempé dies aged 89

Sempé co-created and illustrated the much-loved French children’s books which have sold more than 15m copies

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Star Kuala LumpurThe Star Kuala Lumpur

French cartoonist Sempe, famous for New Yorker covers, dies age 89

PARIS (Reuters) - French cartoonist Jean-Jacques Sempe, who won international acclaim with a series of more than 100 drawings for the covers of The New Yorker magazine, has died at age 89, news agency AFP reported, quoting his biographer. Read full story

2 months ago·Malaysia
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Jean-Jacques Sempe: French illustrator of 'Little Nicolas' fame dies at 89

The French illustrator is best known for the "Little Nicolas" children's books today, but had a tough childhood himself.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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France's 'Little Nicolas' Illustrator Jean-Jacques Sempe Dies Aged 89

France's 'Little Nicolas' illustrator Jean-Jacques Sempe dies aged 89

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Jean-Jacques Sempé, Cartoonist of Droll Whimsy, Dies at 89

Beloved in France and popular around the world, he drew more than 100 covers for The New Yorker in an association that began in 1978.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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