Silvia López was born in Cuba and moved to Miami with her family as a child. Her lifelong love of books turned into a career as children's librarian and later author. López is an eclectic writer whose work, in both English and Spanish, reflects her interest in animals, history, folk tales, and people who have overcome obstacles to achieve great things. Books include "Handimals: Animals in Art and Nature," "Queen of Tejano Music: Selena," "Pacho Nacho," "My Little Golden Book about Frida Kahlo" and "Just Right Family: An Adoption Story." "My Little Golden Book about Sonia Sotomayor" is scheduled for release in 2022.