Manuel Pena Munoz, writer, Spanish teacher, literary researcher and specialist in children's literature. His books include narrative works The Child of the Passage, The Children of the Southern Cross, The Black Pearl Necklaceand the novel Magical south, Gran Angular award from Ediciones SM, Madrid. Works of children's poetry of oral tradition, literary chronicles, travel books, memoirs and studies of the specialty: Wings for childhood, History of Chilean children's literature, History of Latin American Children's Literature. In Amanuta, selection and critical commentary of the stories by Gabriela Mistral and Don't stitch without thread with illustrations by Maureen Chadwick that have won international awards. It has stood out for its seminars, courses and workshops on children's literature in Chile and Latin America.