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Yuyi Morales

Yuyi Morales is a Caldecott Honor and Pura Belpre award-winning author and illustrator. Born in Mexico and raised among giant grandmothers, mossy house walls, and rampaging feral gardens, she has a strong bond with the magical stories that run in her family. Since immigrating to the United States, she has drawn from her legacy and heritage to create some of the most celebrated Latino works in children's literature.