Angela Dominguez illustrations circa 2012-2017


Free Library of Philadelphia: Children's Literature Research Collection
Call Number
Dominguez, Angela N., 1982-
Angela Dominguez illustrations, circa 2012-2017
Date [inclusive]
circa 2012-2017
3.0 Linear feet
This collection consists of final artwork by children's author/illustrator Angela Dominguez (1982-).
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[Description and date of item], [Box and folder number], Angela Dominguez illustrations, 2012-2017, Free Library of Philadelphia, Children’s Literature Research Collection.

Angela Dominguez was born in Mexico City, grew up in the great state of Texas, and now resides in Brooklyn. She is the author and illustrator of several books for children including Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía una Llamita, which received the American Library Association Pura Belpré Illustration Honor. in 2016, she received her second Pura Belpré Honor for her illustrations in Mango, Abuela, and Me (written by Meg Medina). Her debut middle grade novel, Stella Díaz Has Something to Say, comes out January 2018. When Angela is not in her studio, she teaches at the Academy of Art University, which honored her with their Distinguished Alumni Award in 2013. Angela is a proud member of SCBWI, PEN America, and represented by Wernick and Pratt Literary Agency. As a child, she loved reading books and making a mess creating pictures. She’s delighted to still be doing both.


Angela Dominguez, Online Portfolio,, accessed: 2017 June 8

This collection consists of twelve illustrations by children's illustrator/author and Pura Belpré Honoree Angela Dominguez. The collection comprises one piece from Carmen Learns English, four pieces of final artwork from Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía una Llamita, three pieces of final artwork from Let's Go, Hugo!, and two pieces of final artwork from Santiago Stays.

The collection is arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Publication Information:

Free Library of Philadelphia: Children's Literature Research Collection, June 2017

Finding Aid Author:

Finding aid prepared by Christopher A. Brown


The processing of this collection was made possible through generous funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, administered through the Council on Library and Information Resources’ “Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives” Project.

Access Restrictions:

This collection is open to researchers by appointment. Please contact the Curator for information on access.

Use Restrictions:

The right of access to material does not imply the right of publication. Permission for reprinting, reproduction, or extensive quotation from the rare books, manuscripts, prints, or drawings must be obtained through written application, stating the use to be made of the material. The reader bears the responsibility for any possible infringement of copyright laws in the publication of such material. A reproduction fee will be charged if the material is to be reproduced in a commercial publication.

Some of the materials in this collection may be too fragile for use without the Curator’s supervision.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

The majority of this collection was gifted to the Free Library of Philadelphia by Angela Dominguez. Pieces that were aquired elsewhere are noted.

  • Books
Personal Name(s)
  • Dominguez, Angela N., 1982-
  • Art
  • Artists
  • Authors, American--21st century
  • Illustrated children's books--21st century
  • Women artists
  Date Map-case Drawer Box Folder
Carmen Learns English
Carmen Learns English - Pages 6-7 circa 2009 2
Let's Go, Hugo!
Let's Go, Hugo! - Pages 8-9 circa 2012 2
Let's Go, Hugo! - Pages 10-11 circa 2012 2
Let's Go, Hugo! - Pages 29-30 circa 2012 1
Let's Go, Hugo! - Pages 31-32 circa 2012 1
Let's Go, Hugo! - Back Endpapers circa 2012 1
Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía una Llamita
Maria Had a Little Llama - Pages 13-14 circa 2012 1
Maria Had a Little Llama - Pages 15
Exhibited in the Free Library of Philadelphia's Central Children's Department, Philadelphia, PA, 22 December 2017 - 19 January 2018.
Maria Had a Little Llama - Pages 18-19 1
Maria Had a Little Llama - Pages 27-28 1
Marta! Big & Small
Marta! Big & Small - Coloring Page (2) 2016 2
Marta! Big & Small - Coloring page (1) 2016 2
Signed Scholastic Club Leo "Bilingual is Beautiful - Ser Bilingüe es Bello" poster 2017 2
Card Accompanying Club Leo Poster 2017 2
Santiago Stays
Santiago Stays - Pages 21-22 1
Santiago Stays - Pages 25-26 circa 2012 1

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