Carme Solé Vendrell

Born in Barcelona on the 1st of August 1944. She studied painting in the “Escola Massana de Barcelona”.

Well-known for her illustration of children’s books, some of which she also wrote. Her book La Luna de Juan was translated into many languages and received international recognition.

She has been awarded many prizes amongst which the following stand out, Janusz Korczak, 1979; Nacional de ilustración, 1979, Catalònia, 1984; Critici in Erba, 1992; Octogone la Fonte, 1992; Creu de Sant Jordi, 2006.

Since 1992 she combines her work with painting, drawing posters, animation, scenery, writing plays and theatre direction.

She has given courses in illustration in Barcelona, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Taiwan and New York.


Books published by El Jinete Azul

Selected bibliography

- Bon profit, by M. Martí i Pol. Empúries, 1986.
- Fan nen o fa nena?, by Marcy Rudo, Alfaguara, 1992.
- La increible historia de Fulvio Malagana y su perro Barbas, by Jaume Escala, Anaya, 1996.
- Pulgarcito, by Charles Perrault. Anaya, 1998.
- ¡Quiero mi chupete!, by Antonia Rodenas. Anaya, 1998.
- Per molts anys! Bon profit, by M Martí I Pol. Barcanova, 1998.
- El verano feliz de la señora Forbes, by Gabriel García Márquez. Susaeta, 1998.
- El último viaje del buque fantasma, by Gabriel García Márquez. Susaeta, 1998.
- La siesta del martes, by Gabriel García Márquez. Susaeta, 1998.
- Un señor muy viejo con unas alas enormes, by Gabriel García Márquez. Susaeta, 1998.
- La luz es como el agua by Gabriel García Márquez. Susaeta, 1998.
- María dos prazeres, by Gabriel García Márquez. Susaeta, 1998.
- Un puñado de besos, by Antonia Rodenas. Anaya, 2001.
- Quietud, by M.Martí i Pol. Cruïlla, 2004.
- El somni by l’Andrea I altres contes, by M. Rudo. Casals, 2006.
- Cartas a Ratón Pérez, by Antonia Rodenas. Anaya, 2006.
- La Lluna d’en Joan, text and illustrations. MARS Magenta/Rosa Sensat, 2009.
- Raspall, by P. Calders. MARS Magenta/Rosa Sensat, 2009.
- Sueños, by Antonia Rodenas. Anaya, 2009.
- Yo las quería, by M. Martínez Vendrell. El Jinete Azul, 2010.
- El poderoso llanto de Mateo, by Antonia Rodenas. Oxford, 2010.

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