Monica was born in Rosario city in Argentina but now lives in Buenos Aires with her husband, Alejandro, their 2 children, Sebastian and Lucia, and their 4 dogs! As a young girl, Monica was always drawing and creating with her crayons and paints. She went on to study visual art education at the School of Art in Buenos Aires. She started out working as a colorist for book publishers, newspapers, and magazines publications. Nowadays, she is dedicating most of her time to children’s illustration. Monica’s studio overlooks their beautiful garden filled with buzzing bees, orange blossoms, and chirping birds. When not illustrating, she enjoys reading, watching movies, tending to her garden and she also spends some of her time working as a digital artist for gallery exhibitions.|
Below are some of her recent projects, Cumpleaños en primavera Patricia Iglesias Torres (Abecedario), Armadillo y el Oasis by Ana Galán & Snow Day by Marco Fuentes (Benchmark Education), Barnyard Bubbe's Hanukkah by Joni Klein-higger & Barbara Sharf (Kar-Ben Pub), Little Red Rosie by Eric Kimmel (Apples & Honey Press), Hot Dots® Jr. Famous Fables Interactive Storybook: The Lion and the Mouse (Educational Insights), Three Little Pigs and a Lone Wolf by Stefan Petrucha (Pearson Digital Studio), Bink and Slinky's Ark Adventure by Donna Arlynn Frisinger (Standard Publishing), Winner of the Gold 2013 Mom's Choice Award for excellence in family media in the inspirational/ motivational category, also the 2 Literary Classics International Book Awards: BEST FIRST PICTURE BOOK and BEST FAITH-BASED BOOK.
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