Lawrence Schimel


Lawrence Schimel (New York, 1971) is a full-time author, writing in both Spanish and English, who has published over one hundred books in a wide range of genres. He is also a prolific literary translator. His picture books have been selected for the White Ravens from the International Youth Library in Munich, Germany and have twice been chosen for IBBY's Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities, among many other awards, honors, and Distinctions. His work has been published in Basque, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Turkish, and Ukrainian translations. He started the Spain chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers and illustrators and served as its Regional Advisor for five years. He also coordinated the International SCBWI Conference in Madrid and the first two SCBWI-Bologna Book Fair conferences. He lives in Madrid, Spain and New York City.


Impure Acts

Angelo Nestore


Vamos A Ver A Papa

Lawrence Schimel and Alba Marina Rivera


If You Were a Kid Building a Pyramid (If You Were a Kid)

Lawrence Schimel and Jenn Ely


Deleted Names

Lawrence Schimel


The Wild Book

Juan Villoro


Blood Lines: Vampire Stories from New England

Lawrence Schimel


Let's Go See Papa!

Lawrence Schimel and Alba Marina Rivera


Fairy Tales for Writers

Lawrence Schimel


La Bastarda

Trifonia Melibea Obono



Elsa Cross


Destruction of the Lover

Luis Panini


The Drunkenness of God: Ebriedad de Dios

Luis Armenta Malpica


We Were Not There

Jordi Doce


Some Days

Marรญa Wernicke


Bedtime, Not Playtime!

Lawrence Schimel and Elīna Brasliņa


Trop Tard Pour Jouer!