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Francis Vallejo

About Francis Vallejo

Francis Vallejo is the winner of the 2016 Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Illustrator Award for Jazz Day (Candlewick).

Jazz Day: Illustrator Francis Vallejo’s 2016 BGHB Picture Book Award Speech

My sincere thanks to all those who have made this day possible: the wonderful Candlewick team, and my home team — my parents and my remarkable girlfriend. And of course my partner in this project, Roxane! I am truly honored that Jazz Day has received this award. The arts are in a tricky place. Art […]