Sonia Sánchez

Sonia Sánchez


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Illustrator SONIA SÁNCHEZ paints with both traditional and digital brushes using layers of texture in her work to evoke emotion and movement. Her award-winning debut picture book HERE I AM (Capstone) received two starred reviews and was nominated for the prestigious Eisner Award in the category of Best Painter interior art. She lives with her husband and a sleepyhead cat in a blue house near the Mediterranean Sea.

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Sonia’s Bookshelf

THE LITTLE RED FORT
by Brenda Maier, illustrated by Sonia Sánchez (Scholastic Press, 2018)

THE CURIOUS CARES OF BEARS
by Douglass Florian, illustrated by Sonia Sánchez (little bee books, 2018)

SISTER DAY!
by Lisa Mantchev, illustrated by Sonia Sánchez (Paula Wiseman Books, 2017)

GREEN GREEN
by Marie Lamba and Baldev Lamba, illustrated by Sonia Sánchez (FSG, 2017)

THE WONDERFUL HABITS OF RABBITS
by Douglass Florian, illustrated by Sonia Sánchez (little bee books, 2016)

HERE I AM
by Patti Kim, illustrated by Sonia Sánchez (Capstone / Picture Window Books, 2013)

  • A KIRKUS Best Book of the Year
  • Starred reviews from Kirkus, Publishers Weekly
  • Stellar review from the The New York Times.
  • Nominated for the prestigious Eisner Award in the category of Best Painter (interior art)

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Good news:

• HERE I AM has been nominated for a 2014 Eisner Award in the category of Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art). See the full list of nominated titles here.
• HERE I AM (*) receives a starred Kirkus review. “Sánchez has captured a kaleidoscope of emotion and powerful sensations in a way children will grasp completely. It’s The Arrival for younger readers.”–Kirkus Starred Review
• HERE I AM (*) receives a starred Publishers Weekly review.
• HERE I AM receives a sparkling review on Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast blog.
• HERE I AM is a Junior Library Guild Selection.
• HERE I AM receives a stellar review in the New York Times Book Review. “Kim and Sánchez bring to their lively pages the heightened perceptions of the recently arrived. From the startling whoosh of pigeons’ wings to the click of coins deposited in a parking meter to the reflective shine of the polished airport floor, everything in this new world is worth noticing. ” —NYT