Fabi Santiago

Fabi Santiago

Author of books, Children's author, Illustrator

https://www.fabisantiago.co.uk
mail@fabisantiago.co.uk
07876171755
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Available for

Commission, Educational, Interview, Reading, Talk, Workshop

Audiences

Age 3 to 5, Age 5 to 7, Age 7 to 11, Age 11 to 14, Age 14 to 16, Further Education, Age 16 to 18+, University, Adult

Genres

Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fairy tale, Picture book

Book types

Picture book

Awards

Details

Hello! ☺︎✌︎

I write and illustrate books for little people and am happiest drawing and telling stories.♥︎✎

I was born in sunny Rio, Brazil, and have been making pictures ever since I could hold my first crayon. After studying art and design, I went travelling and came across the MA in Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art, from where I graduated in 2014.

Screen-printing is my media of choice for creating picture books and I'm forever in love with it. I work by hand and like it that my illustrations exist in 'the real world'. I work from my home studio in London.

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Alongside my children's book work, I run interactive and fun events for children and I'd love to visit your school, library or festival. 

I also run workshops and talks for aspiring children's authors and illustrators on the themes of writing picture books, children's book illustration and character design. I'm very flexible and the format can always be adapted to accommodate your needs. Let me know what your ideal author visit would look like! ☺︎

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For more information and details about my events, please check my website !

Please email me for fees and booking. 

Books by Fabi Santiago

978-1408336885
Tiger in a Tutu

Tiger in a Tutu

Max lives a life of luxury in Paris zoo. But Max isn't like other tigers - he is a tiger with a dream! Max longs to pirouette and plié, to leap and spin. He wants to be a dazzling dancer, shining on the stage! But will this tiger in a tutu get his moment in the spotlight? And will he ever find a friend to dance by his side? Set in Paris, with a dancing tiger as the star, Tiger in a Tutu is an uplifting tale of following your dreams and pursuing your talent, no matter what. 
978-1407186696
Daisy and Bear

Daisy and Bear

Bear is going to the cinema. What could possibly go wrong? Daisy loves the cinema, but Bear has never been. As the film starts, she munches, crunches and slurps through her treats. She needs the loo. She laughs in all the wrong places and takes a phonecall. Everyone is fed up with Bear, but when the film suddenly stops, Bear knows just how to get the crowd cheering... A laugh-out-loud funny picture book about the joys of going to the cinema. 
978-1408336908
I Really Want that Unicorn

I Really Want that Unicorn

Love unicorns? Enjoy talent shows? Pick up this book and laugh yourself horse! Chloe is preparing for a very special talent show: The prize is a Big Sparkly Mellow Yellow Unicorn. And Chloe MUST have it. To win, she must bake the best rainbow unicorn cake, make the best magic castle, the best unicorn fairy outfit AND give the perfect performance on her unicycle. Chloe is confident she can win. Until Veronica arrives.. A delightfully funny, stylish book with the message that friendship is more important than anything - even unicorns! 
978-1407171487
Paws Off My Book

Paws Off My Book

Olaf the Giraffe is excited when he finds a book. "I LOVE books!" he chuckles, and starts to have a look. But his friends have their own ideas on how to read: lying down like a crocodile, standing on one leg like a flamingo, and even hanging upside down like a monkey! What's a gentle giraffe to do? A charming picture book about the joy of reading and finding your own way. 

Keywords

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