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Ester Cosani
Born
Rita Cosani Sologuren

(1914-12-24)24 December 1914
Arica, Chile
Died March 2001 (aged 86)
Occupation Writer, illustrator

Rita Cosani Sologuren (24 December 1914 – March 2001) was a Chilean writer and illustrator. Using the nickname Ester Cosani, she became known as one of the leaders of early children's literature in Chile through her works which were published in the late 1930s and early 1940s.

Career

Cosani's work as a cartoonist began for the magazine El Colegial. She later participated in drafting the charter of the Chilean Drawing Alliance, which she signed in 1941, along with illustrators Carmen Eysaud, Elizabeth Wilkens, and Elena Poirier [es]. In 1951 she was awarded the Director's Prize of the National Theater for her work La casa de las ratas. She also narrated a children's radio program named La cajita de música.

Works

  • Leyenda de la quena (1938)
  • Leyendas de la vieja casa (1938)
  • Para saber y contar (1939)
  • Las desventuras de Andrajo (1942)
  • Cuentos a Pelusa (1943)
  • La casa de las ratas (1943)
  • Cuentos a Beatriz (1957)
  • Una historia de ángeles (1957)
  • Rimas (1994)
  • Cuentos de Tocorí de la Sierra (1995)
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