Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Speaker Profile - Carolyn Flores

Illustrator and Writer

Region: Texas: Southwest
Age Levels: 5-10, 11-13, and 14-17
Will Travel: < 500 miles
Skype Visit: Yes
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Carolyn Dee Flores is computer analyst ... turned rock musician ... turned children's illustrator. Carolyn has illustrated eight books for children, and is the Inaugural Illustration Mentor for the #WeNeedDiverseBooks Mentorship Program. Carolyn's awards include:

Skipping Stones 2014 Award for Excellence in Multicultural Literature

2014-2015 Tejas Star Reading List 

2015-2016 Tejas Star Reading List

Finalist for 2014 Tomas Rivera Award

20 Most Remarkable Books of 2014

Best 20 Latino Books From 2014

National Picture Book Champion November 9, 2014

Inaugural Illustration Mentor for the WE NEED DIVERSE BOOKS Mentorship Program

Artist for the 2016 TxLA Disaster Relief Fund Auction 

Contact her at and Twitter:@CarolynDeeFlore