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Pilar Molina Llorente

Pilar Molina Llorente (Madrid, 1943) is graduated in Fine Arts but also studied music, philology and psychology. She has translated several works for children and young adult and has been awarded with several awards. She is internationally well-known since her work “El aprendiz” (15 editions in Spain) was translated in more than 10 languages: (The Apprentice, published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux, US) (Le petit peintre de Florence, published by Hachette Jeuneusse (France), (Das Geheimnis des Meister Cosimo published by Arena Verlag (Germany) just to name a few of international editions) and she won the American Library Association Notable Children's Books, Mildred L. Batchelder Award. Pilar Molina Llorente is the sole Spanish author who has won this prestigious award that reckons the most outstanding children’s book originally published in a language other than English and subsequently translated into English for publication in the United States.