BIO/ENG
Leire Salaberria was born in Andoain (Spain) in 1983. Currently, she lives and works in San Sebastián. She has majored in Fine Arts in Bilbao and studied a postgraduate in Children Illustration and graphic design in Barcelona. Leire has exhibited her artwork in different countries around the world. Her work has been selected to appear in Bologna Children's Book Fair, IV Ibero-American catalog of illustration, Sharjah International Book Fair and BIB. In 2014 she won an Honorable mention at the Sharjah International Book Fair. Since 2011 when she published her first book, she’s illustrated several books in Italy, Mexico, EEUU, UK, Chile and Spain. Some of his books has won an award and has been translated into other languages. She's the author of "Hiltzaileak", "Euria ari duenean" and "La familia Panda. Somos uno más".
BOOKS
María Montessori. Una vida para los niños. Text: Magela Ronda. Ed: Bruguera, Penguin Random House. 2020. Coming soon.
La familia Panda. Somos uno más. Text: Leire Salaberria. Ed: Beascoa, Penguin Random House. 2020. Coming soon.
Los cuentos de la tribu. Text: La tribu de mami. Ed: B de Block, Penguin Random House. 2020. Coming soon.
Todos deberíamos ser feministas. Text. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Ed. Beascoa, Penguin Random House. 2019. Spanish.
Cuentos Montessori para las buenas noches. Text. Marta Prada. Ed. Nube de tinta, Penguin Random House. 2019. Spanish.
Two girls a clock, and a crooked house. Text. Michael Poore. Ed. Penguin Random House. 2019. English.
Peter Pan. Text. J.M Barrie. Ed. Arcturus Publishing. 2019. English.
Fiabe delle montagne italiane. Text. Idalberto Fei. Ed. La nuova frontiera junior. 2019. Italian.
El juego de DimeDigo. Text. Susanna Isern. Ed. Tierra de Mu. 2018. Spanish.
Cuentos Montessori para crecer felices Text. Marta Prada Ed. Nube de tinta, Penguin Random House. 2018. Spanish
El dragón que quería ser violinista Text. Luisa Villar Liébana. Ed. SM 2018. Spanish
Leireren opor miresgarriak. Text. Agurtzane Ortiz de Landaluce. Ed. Begiko, Santillana. 2018. Vasc
Protagonistas de la aventura más grande del planeta. Los Profes Cuentan 6. Ecoembes project. Ed. Planeta. 2017. Spanish.
Little People, Big Dreams Maya Angelou. Text. Lisbeth Kaiser. Ed. Frances Lincoln Children's Books. UK and US 2016. English.
¿Dónde está Tomás?. Text. Micaela Chirif. Ed. Ekare Ediciones. Venezuela 2016. Spanish. Medalla Colibrí 2016, Award Cuatrogatos 2017, Selection Bienal Bratislava 2017, Selection Cátedra Unesco de Lectura PC-RIO 2019.
Txokolatezko arrainak. Text. Karlos Santisteban. Ed. Ibaizabal.  Basque Country 2016. Basque.
Txokolatezkoa izan nahi nuke. Text. Alaine Agirre. Ed. Elkar. Basque Country 2016. Basque.
El secreto del zoo. Text. Susanna Isern. Ed. Sallybooks. Spain 2016. Spanish.
Martín en el mundo de las cosas perdidas. Text. Susana López Rubio. Ed. Bambú Ediciones. Spain 2015. Spanish.
Racoon wants to be first. Text. Susanna Isern. Ed. NubeOcho. Spain 2015. Spanish, Corean. Italian.
Hiltzaileak. Text. Leire Salaberria. Ed. Pamiela. Etxepare Award 2014. Basque Country. 2014. Basque.
Ez dut irudimenik, eta zer?. Text. Noemi Gallego. Ed. Elkar. Basque Country 2014. Basque.
Feroz, el lobo. Text. Margarita Del Mazo. Ed. OQO. Spain 2014. Spanish. Galician.
Chismorreo. Text. Pepe Maestro. Ed. Edelvives. Spain 2014. Spanish, basque.
La niña, el corazón y la casa. Text. Maria Teresa Andruetto. Ed.Castillo. Macmillan. Mexico 2014. Spanish.
Un monstruo. Text. Pep Bruno. Ed. Alba ediciones. Spain 2014. Spanish. Catalan.
Pashmina gorria. Text. Ekhiñe Egiguren. Ed. Mezulari. Peru Abarka  Award 2013. Basque Country 2013. Basque.
¿Dónde estás, caracol?. Text. Susanna Isern. Ed. OQO. Spain 2013. Spanish, basque, galician, portuguese, french.
Io, Qunuq. Text. Davide Cali. Ed. Kite Edizioni. Italy 2013. Italian
Dos medios zorros. Text. Jon Juarez. Ed.La Fragatina. Spain 2013. Spanish.
El señor Ramón y la señora Ramona. Text. Beatriz Montero. Ed.OQO. Spain 2012. Spanish.
Los invitados de mi hermana. Text. Eduardo Carrera. Ed. El Naranjo. México 2012. Spanish.
Euria ari duenean. Text. Leire Salaberria. Ed. Pamiela. Ed.Kalandraka. Etxepare Award. Spain 2011. Basque, spanish, galician, breton. Etxepare award 2011.

ANTOLOGY
Hizkuntzaren keinua. Published by Kontseilua. 2012. Spain

AWARDS AND SELECTIONS
Selected to participate in the Bibiana. Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava. 2017
Selected to participate in the V Ibero-American catalog of illustration. Iberoamérica Ilustra. Mexico. 2014.
Euskadi literature Awards 2014. Finalist whith “Hiltzaileak” book. San Sebastian. 2014. Spain.
Winner Etxepare Award. Contest for picture book. Ed: Pamiela. 2014. Spain.
Honorable mention in the Sharjah International Book Fair 2013. UAE. 2014.
Lletori di carta, pavilion 33, Bologna children's book fair, Bologna, 2014.
Selected to participate in the  IV Ibero-American catalog of illustration. Iberoamérica Ilustra. Mexico. 2013.
Winner Peru Abarka Award. Contest for picture book "Hiltzaileak". Ed: Editorial Mezulari. 2013. Spain.
White Noise Serials - Pictoplasma. Selected for exhibition. La Casa Encendida. Madrid. 2013.
Selected to participate in the Sharjah International Book Fair 2013. UAE. 2013.
Euskadi literature Awards 2012. Finalist whith “Euria ari duenean” book. San Sebastian. 2012. Spain.
Selected to participate in the Bologna children’s book fair 2012. Bologna. 2012. Italy.
Selected to participate in the Tapirulan 12. Cremona. Italy. 2011.
Winner Etxepare Award. Contest for picture book "Euria ari duenean". Ed: Pamiela. 2011. Spain.
Finalist “I Concurs d’il-lustració proa espais”. Contest for picture book. Barcelona. 2010. Spain.
Selected to participate in the Tapirulan 11. Cremona. 2010. Italy.
Selected to participate in the “A ritmo d’incanto, fiabe dal Brasile, Sarmede” exhibition. Sarmede. 2010. Italy.

EXHIBITIONS
IV Salón del Comic de Navarra. Pamplona. 2015. Spain
Sharjah International Book Fair 2014. UAE. 2014.
Lletori di carta, pavilion 33, Bologna children's book fair, Bologna, 2014.
Sharjah International Book Fair 2013. UAE. 
Iberoamérica Ilustra. Mexico. 2013.
Lletori di carta, pavilion 33, Bologna children's book fair, Bologna, 2014.
Gko Gallery, Tolosa, 2014. Spain.
Ilustradoras & Diseño Exhibition. M.AR.CA museum. Cacabelos. Leon. 2013. Spain.
White Noise Serials - Pictoplasma Exhibition. La Casa Encendida. Madrid. 2013. Spain.
Hocus Pocus Exhibition. Kafka Hotel. Madrid. 2013. Spain.
Sharjah International Book Fair 2013. UAE. 
Garabat Gallery. Bilbao. 2012. Spain.
Bologna children’s book fair 2012. Bologna. 2012. Italy.
Tapirulan 12. 2012. Italy. 
I Concurs d’il-lustració proa espais. Barcelona. 2010. Spain
Tapirulan 11. 2011. Cremona. Italy.
A ritmo d’incanto, fiabe dal Brasile. Sarmede. 2010. Italy.

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