Juana Martinez-Neal is the daughter and granddaughter of painters. She started her story in Lima, Peru, and then moved to the United States. The winner of a 2018 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award for "La Princesa and the Pea" by Susan Middleton Elya. Juana's new book is "Alma and How She Got Her Name." Juana Martinez-Neal is still writing the story of her life, with the help of her husband and three children, in Arizona.