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Mini Bio

Lourdes Heuer is the author of the beginner/early chapter book Esme's Birthday Conga Line, published by Tundra Books. Her debut picture book On this Airplane, also published by Tundra Books, will be published later this year in October.

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! early chapter book series, Esme's Birthday Conga Line, with art by #1 New York Times Bestselling illustrator Marissa Valdez, also published by Tundra Books, is available now. 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! early chapter book series, Esme's Birthday Conga Line, with art by #1 New York Times Bestselling illustrator Marissa Valdez, also published by Tundra Books, is available now.

Lourdes is the daughter of Cuban immigrants. She was born in Spain and then immigrated to the United States in 1984. She currently 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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Lourdes Heuer

photo by Adrienne Mathiowetz

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