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Ana Barrios Camponovo
Born (1961-06-20) 20 June 1961 (age 61)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Nationality Uruguayan
Occupation Actress, writer, illustrator
Awards Bartolomé Hidalgo Award

Ana Barrios Camponovo (born 20 June 1961) is a Uruguayan actress, writer, and illustrator.

Career

Ana Barrios Camponovo studied medicine at the Hospital de Clínicas and specialized in traditional Chinese medicine.

She performed in theater in Uruguay and abroad. She was an actress, scriptwriter, and co-writer for the Teatro de la Barraca group in Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil from 1983 to 1987.

Her book Juan y la bicicleta encantada won the Bartolomé Hidalgo Award in 1995. It was published in Mexico, the United States, Canada, and the Philippines.

Alfaguara published her book Quepo Quito, which took 2nd Prize at the Ministry of Education and Culture Awards in 1997.

She lives in Spain where she has an online television program named Universo Infancia.

Awards

Year Award Book
1995 Bartolomé Hidalgo Award Juan y la bicicleta encantada
1997 Ministry of Education and Culture Award Quepo Quito

Works

  • Del verdadero origen de las cometas y otros cuentos del país de los nunca vistos, Tae, 1992, OCLC 42042638
  • Francisca y el corazón de las ideas, Tae, 1994
  • Juan y la bicicleta encantada, Alfaguara, 1995,
  • Quepo Quito, Alfaguara, 1997,
  • Pipiribicho, Productora Editorial, 1997
  • Evaristo camaleón, Productora Editorial, 1997
  • Pipiribicho, Ediciones de Picaporte, Uruguay, 1998
  • Mandalas a volar, Diputación Provincial de Cuenca/Devas, 2007,
  • Señor niño, National University of Colombia, 2009
  • Universo Infancia at Asociación El Cuenco de Baubo
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