André Hellé was a decorator, toy designer, author and artist, working in many artistic occupations. He illustrated among others for the ballets of Claude Debussy. He made comic pages for magazines like Le Jeudi de la Jeunesse of publisher Tallandier in the early 20th century.
In the 1920s, he became known for his illustrations for children's publications. In the 1930s, he made stories like 'Place aux Géants' for the third series of Les Petits Bonshommes. Among his books are 'La Boîte à Joujoux' and 'Les Douze plus Belles Fables du Monde'.
comic strip from Le Jeudi de la Jeunesse, by A. Hellé (1905)