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Yara Kono

Yara Kono, as well as being an illustrator and author, is part of the Planeta Tangerina’s team. Her books won the National Prize of Illustration and Bissaya Barreto Prize (PT), received Mentions in Compostela International Prize (ES), Nami Concours (KR) and were seleted to Bologna Illustrators Exhibition. Yara has more than 20 titles published, including: Batata chaca-chaca, Imagem, ABZZZ…,Gato procura-se and A Ilha. She likes to draw elephants and to cook for her friends.

Recent books:

  • Three Balls of Wool (2017, Enchanted Lion)
  • ABZZZ…: A Bedtime Alphabet (2016, Thames & Hudson)
  • Avec trois brins de laine (on peut refaire le monde) (2016, Éditions des Éléphants)