presenting:  m a r t h a  A V I L E S


Martha Aviles has lived in Mexico City all her life. She studied graphic design at the University of Mexico, and has worked as a full-time illustrator since 1991, when she published her first Children's Book. Martha has worked for several publishing houses in Mexico and abroad, and some of her books have been published in multiple countries.

Illustrated by Martha Aviles:

+  Stones for Grandpa by Renee Londner, Kar-Ben, 2013 - Silver medal honor winner of the Sydney Taylor Book Award, USA 2014.

+  Abuelita Full of Life by Amy Costales, Luna Rising, 2007

+ It's Your Cloud by Joe Troiano, Barnes and Noble, 2004/5

+ Amelia's Show-and-tell Fiesta by Mimi Chapra, Harper Collins, 2004

First Prize in the 1st "Catalogue of Illustrators for Children and young People Publications", Mexico 1991 * Runner Up Prize in the 8th "Noma Concours for Picture Book Illustration", Japan, 1993 * Encouragement Prize in the 9th "Noma Concours for Picture Book Illustration", Japan 1995.