Vincent Hardy was born in 1955 in Bujumbura (Burundi). He studied illustration at the secondary school in Belgium. He started drawing comics when he was still a young man. His first compilation of comics strips (« Le courseur ») was published in 1981 by the present Mijade’s chief officer who was still a young publisher at this time. Vincent has published several comics books at Vents d’Ouest Publications (France ) : « Insolitudes » 1 and 2‚ « Ash Barrett » 1 and 2. He worked as an art painter during 10 years before making his come back as an illustrator of children’s books at Mijade Publications in 2005‚ with his title « Brown bear‚ White bear ». Vincent lives in Louvain–la–Neuve (Belgium) and he has 2 children.