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Jairo Buitrago

Jairo Buitrago (author) and Rafael Yockteng (illustrator) have collaborated on many highly acclaimed picture books, including Jimmy the Greatest!Two White RabbitsWalk with Me, and Lion and Mouse. They won the A la Orilla del Viento contest for the Spanish edition of Walk with Me, which was also named to IBBY’s Honor List and the Kirkus Prize shortlist. Their books have also appeared on Los mejores libros del año (Venezuela’s Banco del Libro), Kirkus Best Books, the Horn Book Fanfare, and in the White Ravens Catalogue. Jairo lives in Mexico City. Rafael lives in Bogotá.