Eric Velasquez


My name is Eric Velasquez. In this web site you will find information about me, my books and illustrations, school visits, frequently asked questions, and more.

Also in this site you can order my books from your local book store and contact me to schedule a school visit or to ask a question. There are also a few surprises to find!

Please click on an image on my drawing table to find out more.


New Books:

The Price of Freedom
Fradin, January 2013

Twice as Good: The story of William Powell and Clearview, the only golf course designed, built, and owned by an African-American
Sleeping Bear Press, 2012


My new book Grandma's Gift has won the Pura Belpre award for illustration.

The book contains a recipe for pasteles (a traditional Puerto Rican dish). Download the recipe

See more of my art in my Blog


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