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
Please click on an image on my drawing
table to find out more.
Beautiful Moon: A Child's Prayer coming out in November 2014
New free PDF for teachers: Teaching Eric Velasquez's Grandma's Records and Grandma's Gift:
A Teachers Guide By Brian Kelley, Fordham University
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