Festival Artist/Author/Performer

Leo Espinosa

Author Leo Espinosa

Leo Espinosa is an award-winning illustrator whose action-filled children’s books have been praised for their comic expressiveness and cinematic framings. He received a Pura Belpré Honor for the vibrant illustrations he created for the New York Times bestseller IslandBorn by Junot Díaz. And he received The Gold Medal from The Society of Illustrators’ Original Art Show and the Irma S. Black & James H. Black Silver Medal for his outstanding work in The World Belonged to Us by Jacqueline Woodson. Other books he has illustrated include Lambda Award finalist Our Subway Baby by Peter Mercurio and The Creature of Habit by Jennifer E. Smith. Leo was born in Bogotá, Colombia, and now lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Book cover for The world belonged to us
The world belonged to us
Woodson, Jacqueline


Book cover of El mundo era nuestro
El Mundo Era Nuestro
Woodson, Jacqueline


Book cover of Major Taylor : world cycling champion
Major Taylor : world cycling champion
Smith, Charles R., Jr., 1969-

 



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