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Xan López Domínguez

Xan López Domínguez (Lugo, 1957) studied History of Art at the University of Santiago de Compostela. He is a writer, designer and illustrator of children’s books. He has illustrated more than three hundred works which have won numerous awards, such as the Golden Plaque 1991 at the Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava (BiB), the Illustrator of the Year Award of the Bologna Fair-UNICEF (1993), Malba Tahon Award of the Brazilian Federation Book-IBBY Children and Youth (1994). He later started to write books and he feels really at ease when he can do both at a time. He has been in the IBBY Honor List of Berlin (1992) and the official selection of the Catalogue and Exhibition Fair of Bologna (1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994). In 2008 he was nominated for the IBBY Award Spanish Astrid Lindgren. His works have been exhibited in Barcelona, Bologna, London, Madrid, Munich, Rome and Tokyo. Xan López Domínguez has been nominated Hans Christian Andersen Award 2010, awarded by IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People).