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Paola Escobar

Biography

Paola Escobar, the illustrator of Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré, grew up traveling from town to town in Colombia. From a very young age she liked to draw the stories her grandmother Clara told about her ancestors, the countryside, and animals. Today, Paola is an illustrator who is passionate about telling stories of her own, having published with SM Spain, Planeta, Norma, and more. She lives very happily in Bogotá, Colombia, with her husband and their dog, Flora.

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Collaborators

Angela Burke Kunkel
Tamzin Merchant
Anna James
Anika Denise
Isabel Thomas
Silvia Lopez

Book Dedications by Paola Escobar

  • For my love, Alejandro. Thanks for filling our house with books.
    Digging for Words: José Alberto Gutiérrez and the Library He Built

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