Maria Jose Ferrada She was born in Chile in 1977. She has a degree in Social Communication from the Diego Portales University. He studied Linguistics applied to Translation at the University of Santiago de Chile and did a master's degree in Asian Studies from the University of Barcelona. His books have been published in various publishing houses, both Chilean and foreign. She has been awarded numerous awards, such as the City of Orihuela for Children's Poetry, the Cuatrogatos Foundation Award, the Banco del Libro de Venezuela Award, the Academy Award for the best book published in Chile 2013, the Municipality of Santiago Award, the 2014 Youth Category, the Marta Award. Brunet and Colibrí Medal 2014, awarded by IBBY Chile.