© Catarina Sobral

Catarina Sobral

Author & Illustrator

Catarina Sobral (Portugal) is an illustrator and animation film director. Her books have been published in many countries and her work is a regular presence in editorial illustration, album covers, posters and exhibitions around the world. Her picture books have won prizes such as the International Award for Illustration at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair , Best Picture Book by the International Comics Festival Amadora BD or Best Children’s Book by the Portuguese Authors’ Society. While Catarina does not attain to just one technique, her preference falls almost always on a limited palette of colours, and she likes to explore mixing textures and patterns in full rich and bidimensional images.