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Edel Rodriguez

CITY OF BIRTH

Havana

COUNTRY OF BIRTH

Cuba

CURRENT STATE/PROVIDENCE

New Jersey

CURRENT COUNTRY

United States of America

Edel Rodriguez was born in Havana, Cuba. He left for America on a boat with his parents and sister when he was 8 years old. His drawings and illustrations have appeared in four picture books, including Float Like a Butterfly and Oye, Celia!, on stamps for the U.S. Postal Service, The New Yorker, and posters for Broadway shows. Edel has also been an art director at TIME Magazine for over a decade.

His first book with Little, Brown was Sergio Makes a Splash. He lives with his wife and daughter in New Jersey.

Susan Cheyney

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