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Eric Velásquez

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Eric Velásquez


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Harlem, NYC, NY, The United States
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Eric Velásquez is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including several previous collaborations with Carole Boston Weatherford. He won the John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award for his illustrations of The Piano Man, written by Debbi Chocolate. Eric Velásquez is also the author-illustrator of the Pura Belpré Illustrator Award–winning Grandma’s Gift. Born in Harlem, he lives and works in Hartsdale, New York.

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New Shoes

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Schomburg: The Man Who Buil...

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Octopus Stew

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Grandma's Gift

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Looking for Bongo

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Grandma's Records

4.27 avg rating — 176 ratings — published 2001 — 11 editions
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Ghostwriter: Disappearing Act

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Pulpo Guisado

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Buscando a Bongo

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