Ana Crespo is at her happiest when she is surrounded by nature. So, Ana spends her summers traveling around the United States, visiting National Parks, and exploring some of the most beautiful places in America. She usually returns from her trips full of ideas for new stories. Her stories tend to focus on nature or Brazilian culture or a mix of both, such as in Saudade (Neal Porter Books/Holiday House, 2024). Ana considers herself lucky to have a career that allows her to keep her imagination alive way beyond her childhood years. Originally from Brazil, Ana lives in the beautiful Rocky Mountain region with her husband and kids.
Ana has written many picture books, including the award-winning The Sock Thief: A Soccer Story and Lia & Luís: Who Has More? She is also an associate literary agent with East West, representing amazing people and incredible talent.