Raúl the Third is the Pura Belpre award winning author illustrator of Lowriders to the Center of the Earth from Chronicle Books. He is the author of Vamos! Let’s go to the Market and Vamos! Let’s go Eat from Versify books and Houghton-Mifflin. Lowriders in Space his first graphic novel by Cathy Camper was nominated for the Texas Bluebonnet Award. He lives on Meford, Ma with his family.