DIANA (Dee-Anna) TOLEDANO is a Pisces with curly hair, glasses, and a bit of an accent. She experiments with different techniques, patterns and textures in her illustrations, which are mostly handmade. In addition to writing and drawing, Diana also teaches workshops for children and adults. Diana grew up in Madrid, where she studied Art History and Illustration. She now lives in San Francisco with her red bearded husband and a fluffy kitty.
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POLLY DIAMOND: BOOK 2
by Alice Kuipers
illustrated by Diana Toledano (Chronicle, 2019)
BOOK OF THE MOON
illustrated by Diana Toledano (Usborne, 2019)
ONE SNOWY DAY
by Diana Murray
illustrated by Diana Toledano (Sourcebooks, 2018)
• Scholastic Reading Club selection, 2019
POLLY DIAMOND AND THE MAGIC BOOK: BOOK 1
by Alice Kuipers
illustrated by Diana Toledano (Chronicle, 2018)
★”Upbeat and lovable, Polly Diamond brings the magic of imagination to life.”
—Booklist, starred review
“An enchanting adventure of magic and mishaps.” —Kirkus Reviews
• A Parents’ Magazine Best Children’s book of 2018
UNE PLACE POUR EDOUARD
by Beatrice Gernot
illustrated by Diana Toledano (Alice Editions, Spring 2016)
THE 826 QUARTERLY, VOLUME 24,
by the Students of the 826 Valencia Writing Project
illustrated by Diana Toledano (826 Valencia, Fall 2016)
Awards + Honors:
- Shortlisted, “A Place for Edouard”, the Nami International Picture Book Illustration Concours 2017 award and inclusion in the traveling exhibition! Winner TBA.
- Selection, Latin American Ilustración 5 Award 2016
- Featured illustrator, SCBWI website, November 2016 http://www.scbwi.org/illustrator-gallery.
- Winner, Best Portfolio Award, SCBWI San Francisco Illustrator Day 2015