Crespo, Ana
Birth Year (-Died Year): 
1976
Birth City: 
Rio de Janeiro
Birth State: 
Brazil
Current Location: 
Monument, CO
Occupation(s): 
Children's book writer
Biography: 

Ana Crespo is the author of The Sock Thief, a CCBC 2016 Choices book that tells the story of Felipe, a Brazilian boy who can't afford a soccer ball and must use a lot of creativity (and a few socks) to solve his problem. She is also the author of the My Emotions and Me series. The series follows JP, a little boy with a big imagination, as he learns how to deal with his feelings.

Ana is originally from Brazil, but lives in beautiful Colorado with her family.

Education/Training: 
M.Ed. in Career and Technology Education - Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism
Organizations: 
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)
Speaker Availability: 
Yes
Speaker Topics: 
The making of a book (The Sock Thief) - Brazilian culture - Presentations to elementary schools only, grades PK-3. No "whole school" presentations, please! Please visit my website for more information.
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