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Roger Mello at the Gothenburg Book Fair 2014

Roger Mello (born 20 November 1965) is a Brazilian children's book illustrator. He was the first artist from Latin America to win the Hans Christian Andersen Award.

Honours and Awards

  • 2002 Espace-Enfants
  • 2002 Prêmio Jabuti
  • 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Award


  • (with Daniel Hahn) Charcoal Boys (Elsewhere Editions, 2019)
  • (with Daniel Hahn) You can't be too careful! (Elsewhere Editions, 2017)
  • (with Cao Wenxuan, tr. Chloe Garcia Roberts) Feather (Archipelago Books, 2017)
  • Meninos do mangue (Companhia das Letrinhas, 2012)
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