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Anita Prades

About The Author

Anita Prades is an illustrator and actress born and based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She graduated in Visual Arts at UNESP (Universidade Estadual “Júlio de Mesquita Filho”) and holds a Master degree in Arts and Education at the same institution. She has illustrated several children’s books in Brazil, with titles selected to the Brazilian Catalogue of Bologna Children’s Book Fair in 2015 and 2017. In 2020, Anita published her first book as an author, Fio de Rio (“River thread”), and has been working on new books and personal projects since then. One Hundred Percent Me, by Renee Macalino Rutledge, is her first international experience as an illustrator. She is also a member of Instituto Emília’s team (, an independent and free digital publication with international recognition, dedicated to children's literature and the formation of young readers. More information available in 

Books by Anita Prades