Juana Martinez-Neal is the daughter and granddaughter of painters. She started her story in Lima, Peru, and then moved to the United States. Juana Martinez-Neal is still writing the story of her life, with the help of her husband and three children, in Arizona.

Juana’s debut picture book, Alma and How She Got Her Name, will be published in both English and Spanish by Candlewick Press on April 10, 2018.

Visit www.juanamartinezneal.com to learn more.