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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Cozbi A. Cabrera  

Pen Name: 

Genre: C:CHILDREN Illustrator

Born: Brookliyn, New York



Illinois Connection

Cabrera lives in Evanston.

Biographical and Professional Information

Cozbi A. Cabrera lives in Evanston,IL, was born in Brooklyn, NY to parents who were born in Honduras, CA. A former art director for music, she creates and illustrates picture books for young readers. In addition to writing and painting, she loves working in textiles. Her handmade dolls or "muecas" are collected around the world.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- ''Me & Mama'', *Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honor Book -- ''Exquisite'', *A 2021 Coretta Scott King Book Award Illustrator Honor Book A 2021 Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book A 2021 Association of Library Service to Children Notable Children's Book