Lulu Delacre (www.luludelacre.com) has been writing and illustrating children’s books since 1980. Born and raised in Puerto Rico to Argentinean parents, Delacre is a three-time Pura Belpré Award honoree. Her thirty-eight titles include <i>Arroz con Leche: Popular Songs and Rhymes from Latin America</i>; <i>Us, in Progress: Short Stories About Young Latinos</i>; and <i>¡Olinguito, de la A a la Z! Descubriendo el bosque nublado/Olinguito, from A to Z! Unveiling the Cloud Forest</i>.<i> </i>Delacre has lectured internationally, served as a juror for the National Book Awards, and exhibited her work at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, among other venues.