Lucía González

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Birthday
13, 1957
Birthplace
Cuba
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
Cuba

About

Award-winning puppeteer and librarian who gained fame as the author of Senor Cat's Romance and Other Favorite Stories from Latin America and The Storyteller's Candle. In 2008, she received the Pura Belpre Children's Literature Honor Medal.

Before Fame

She was born in the small Cuban town Caimito del Guayabal and moved to the United States with her family at age 12.

Trivia

She won the Pura Belpre Children's Literature HOnor Medal for her bilingual book The Bossy Gallito.

Family Life

She lived in Miami and Spain with her parents and her sister.

Associated With

Elizabeth Laird, author of Red Sky in the Morning, also gained fame as a children's author.