Lighting the Candle: ¡Bórralo!

From the May/June 2021 special issue of The Horn Book Magazine: The Pura Belpré Award at 25. Find more in the "Lighting the Candle" series here.

Yuyi Morales
Yuyi Morales

Yuyi Morales, the only six-time Pura Belpré Award winner, is the winner of a 2019 Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Illustrator Honor Award for Dreamers (Holiday/Porter), for which she won the 2019 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award. She previously received a 2016 Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Illustrator Honor Award for Thunder Boy Jr. (Little, Brown), and illustrated the cover of the May/June 2018 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Making a Difference. She is the creator of the forthcoming Bright Star (Porter/Holiday).

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