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Lourdes Heuer is the author of the forthcoming chapter book for children Esme's Birthday Conga Line and debut picture book On this Airplane, both to be published by Tundra Books in 2022.

Short Bio

Lourdes Heuer is a children's book author and poet. Her debut picture book On this Airplane, illustrated by Pura Belpré Award Honoree Sara Palacios, will be published by Tundra Books in 2022. The first book in the Esme! chapter book series, Esme's Birthday Conga Line, with art by #1 New York Times Bestselling illustrator Marissa Valdez, will also be published by Tundra Books in 2022. Lourdes lives in South Florida with her husband, son, and three dogs.

Long Bio

Lourdes Heuer is a children's book author and poet. Her debut picture book On this Airplane, illustrated by Pura Belpré Award Honoree Sara Palacios, will be published by Tundra Books in 2022. The first book in the Esme! chapter book series, Esme's Birthday Conga Line, with art by #1 New York Times Bestselling illustrator Marissa Valdez, will also be published by Tundra Books in 2022.

Lourdes is the daughter of Cuban immigrants. She was born in Spain and then moved to the United States in 1984. She now lives in South Florida with her husband, son, and three dogs.

She holds an MFA in Writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and is an Associate Professor of English at Broward College.

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