Tesa González has dedicated the last two decades of her life illustrating children’s literature alongside the biggest publishing houses of the sector in Spain. She is also committed to the promotion of literature and leads workshops and conferences to this end, also participating in meetings between students and teachers. As a result she has an authoritative voice when it comes to stating and transmitting views on children’s literature and reading habits. In an interview to Canal Lector she expresses her belief that children are very able to appreciate an illustrator’s intentions, and to perceive illustration as a type of art within their reach.
“I love my work and remembering what I liked about the books I read during childhood”, she says in her biography on Canal Lector
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