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a bit about me:

Acclaimed Mexican illustrator, translator, journalist, and author of literary books for children and young adults. She studied History in the National Autonomous University of Mexico and is a literature teacher. She collaborates weekly in La Jornada newspaper and belongs to the National System of Art Creators.

She has been awarded with the following literary prizes:

  • “Juan de la Cabada” Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature of the State of Campeche, Mexico, 1990

  • “Gran Angular” Prize for Young Adult Literature of Fundación SM Spain, 2013

  • Book Bank of Venezuela, 2001, and 2005

  • Shortlisted for the “Rattengänger Literaturpreis” awarded by the City of Hamelin, Germany, 2002

  • IBBY Honor List, 2014

One book is part of the classroom libraries program of the Secretariat of Public Education of Mexico, with 45,000 copies.

Three books are shortlisted in IBBY Mexico’s Recommended Book Guide, 2015, 2017, and 2020.

Three books translated into German, Portuguese, and Italian.