Juan Cruz Igerabide
Juan Cruz Igerabide

Juan Cruz Igerabide was born in 1956 in Aduna (Guipúzcoa), Spain, where he now lives. He became a teacher and taught for eight years in different schools in Guipúzcoa. He took his doctoral degree in Basque Philology and now lectures at the University of the Basque Country in the department of Basque Philology. He has translated many authors into Basque including Baudelaire, Rodarl, Apuleyo and Aitmatov. His literary activity began in the field of poetry for children. His first book for children, Poems for the Pupil, was shortlisted for the National Prize for Young People's Literature. Since then, he has published several works, both poetry and prose. He travels throughout the Basque Country visiting schools and promoting children's literature. A number of his books have been translating into the other languages of the Iberian peninsula. They appear in the catalogues of such publishing houses as Edebé, La Galera, Everest, Hiperión.

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