Angela Dominguez, author of Stella Díaz Never Gives Up, was born in Mexico City, grew up in Texas, and now resides on the east coast. She is the author and illustrator of several books including Maria Had a Little Llama, which received the American Library Association Pura Belpré Illustration Honor. Recently, she received her second honor for her illustrations in _Mango, Abuela, and Me _written by Meg Medina. As a child, she loved reading books and making a mess creating pictures. She's delighted to still be doing both. Visit her at https://www.angeladominguezstudio.com/, or follow her Twitter @andominguez.