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Speaker Profile - Diana Toledano

Illustrator and Writer

Region: California: San Francisco/South
Age Levels: 5-10
Will Travel: < 25 miles
Skype Visit: No
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Diana Toledano is an illustrator, writer and educator. She is also a Pisces who loves children’s books, patterns, and dancing her heart out. 

Originally from Spain, Diana (pronounced the Spanish way: Dee-Anna) grew up in Madrid where she studied Art History and Illustration. Now she lives in San Francisco with her husband and two fluffy cats. 

Her mixed-media art seeks to capture the magic of the ordinary. Diana’s product designs and picture books, board books & chapter books have been published and sold all over the world.

With a background as a museum educator, Diana also teaches workshops for kids and adults. She is the co-founder of Picture Book Surgery, she teaches classes at City College of San Francisco, and she enjoys speaking at conferences. Diana loves doing school visits because hanging out with kids is both fun and inspiring.

Diana is represented by Teresa Kietlinski at Bookmark Literary.

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