Jacqueline Alcántara

Jacqueline Alcántara is excitedly anticipating her author/illustrator debut titled Tíos and Primos – set to release winter 2025. She is the award-winning illustrator of The Field and its companion Climb On!, both written by Baptiste Paul; Freedom Soup, written by New York Times bestselling author Tami Charles; Jump at the Sun, written by Newbery Honoree Alicia D. Williams; and Your Mama, written by NoNieqa Ramos, which was a finalist for the Kirkus Prize; Jam, too? written by JaNay Brown-Wood and Ordinary Days: A bio of Price, written by Angela Joy. Her works have received multiple starred reviews and been named Best Books of the Year by Kirkus, School Library Journal, Shelf Awareness and The Horn Book, among others. Additional forthcoming books include Wifredo’s Jungle, written by Newbery Honoree Margarita Engle.

A few of Jacqueline’s books