Pénélope Bagieu

marlene lopez

(Bagieu, Pénélope) Born in Paris, Pénélope Bagieu is a bestselling graphic novel author and her editorial illustrations have appeared all over the French media. She blogs, drums in a rock band, and watches lots of nature shows. Exquisite Corpse was her first graphic novel to be published in the United States. California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot Before The Mamas & the Papas (First Second) depicts Mama Cass as you’ve never known her, in this poignant graphic novel about Ellen Cohen, a girl from Baltimore with an incredible voice, incredible confidence, and incredible dreams, who would go on to record some of the most memorable songs of her era.