Laure Fournier was born in Antibes, France 1982. She has studied in the Emile Cohl School of Art in Lyon (France) before continuing her studies in Swindon College in England.

Since graduating in 2005 she works as a children's illustrator. She travels a lot, expecially in Africa where she makes bronze sculptures. It is also her inspiration for her illustrations.

Laure Fournier's clients include Oxford University Press, Harcourt, Frances-Lincoln, Usborne Publishing, B Small, QED publishing, Auzou (France), Hachette (France), Lux Verbi (South Africa)...