Making a Picture Book: From Process to Publication, Saturday, May 6 at 2:00pm, Mt. View Mausoleum
Mirelle Ortega is an award winning Mexican illustrator and writer for kidlit and Animation based in Los Angeles, CA. She’s created covers for acclaimed middle grade series such as FROM THE DESK OF ZOE WASHINGTON, CECE RIOS and LOVE SUGAR MAGIC, artwork for beloved chapter books series such as THE MYTHICS, VOTE FOR EFFIE and MERMAIDS ROCK, and vibrant illustrations for picture books like SMALL ROOM, BIG DREAMS, PEPE AND THE PARADE and her author/illustrator debut MAGIC: ONCE UPON A FARAWAY LAND, a 2023 Pure Belpré Honor Book for illustration. www.mirelleortega.com.