Jose Fragoso is a kid’s books author and illustrator.

He is the writer and illustrator of the children´s book "La Increíblemente Alucinante Historia de Marcial, el niño normal", published in Spain by Narval Editores and in US and Latin America by Cinco Books. His new children´s book "My Voice" is coming out worldwide in March 2018.

He studied Cartoon Animation and Graphic Design in Madrid (Spain) and Illustration at School Of Visual Arts New York.  
His illustrations have appeared in children´s books, magazines, comic books and album artworks in Spain and US, with clients as Sony Music or Instituto Cervantes New York and publications as 3x3 Magazine and Creative Quarterly

He teaches Illustration at Instituto Cervantes New York and Chicago or United Nations International School, between others. 

Jose is the in-house illustrator and story-board artist at Picture Farm Production, where he helps their directors visualize their ideas and serves as a valuable member in many of their projects, discussing the relative merits of many decisions from conception to the final product with a clear, strong creative voice.

He is a proud member of the Society of Illustrators.

He is the co-creator of the children´s books App Mr Glue Stories.

He believes in Jean-Jacques Sempé, Sir Quentin Blake, Charles Addams and the Muppets.

He lives in Chicago with his wife, his two daughters and his french bulldog, his hands are always inky and he is 100% feliz.

josefragoso at fragosoart dot com

Jose Fragoso is also the creator of the comic strip SORRY NO PETS: you can follow it here:

Interview for Ilustrando Dudas (in Spanish).