Brazilian Rogério Coelho has been working at the top of his game as a prominent illustrator in Children's Books for the past twenty years. He has illustrated more than 100 Children's books for the main Brazilian publishers and received the Jabuti Prize twice (2012 and 2016), the most important literary award in the whole of Brazil. In 2015 he started working for other markets outside Brazil, initially for Storytime Magazine, an English magazine aimed at children. In 2016 he started to publish in the North American market, by Sleeping Bear Press with the book "Books not have wings" and also by Tilbury House Publishers with the book "Boat of Dreams", an authorial book published in 2015 in Brazil and that had its American edition published in 2017. The book "Boat of Dreams" received the gold medal (children's picture books - all ages) at the Independent Publisher Book Awards 2017 (IPPY) and the book "You be You" received the award in the same category in 2021. His previous clients also include Storytime Magazine, Tilbury House Publishers, Sleeping Bear Press, Tyndale House, Dinardo Design, Heinemann, BeeZeus Publishing and HarperCollins.

Rogério Coelho