Rafael López


Rafael López won Pura Belpré medals for <i>Drum Dream Girl</i> and <i>Book Fiesta</i>, and has also received three Pura Belpré honors, two Américas Book Awards, and the 2017 Tomás Rivera Children’s Book Award and Society of Illustrators Original Art Silver Medal. His work has been featured in <i>Communication Arts</i>, <i>American Illustration Annual</i>, <i>Graphic Design USA</i> and <i>Huffington Post</i>. He’s a founder of San Diego’s Urban Art Trail movement, created seven US Postal Stamps, and created official posters for the ‘08 and ‘12 Obama-Biden campaigns.

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Jessica Young
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Book Dedications by Rafael López

  • To Santiago, Moon whisperer
    The Day You Begin