Michael was born in Waremme (Belgium) in 1970. He studied at the Saint Luc Institute of Fine Art in Liège (Belgium). He shares his time with children’s books and oil painting. He published his first book at Fleurus Publishing in 1992 when he still was a student. Since that‚ Michael published several books at Mijade Editions. Many of them are sold in different countries (Portugal‚ Denmark‚ United States‚ Hungary‚ The Netherlands.) He lives in Belgium with his wife Florence and his three sons.