Aina Bestard

Aina Bestard is an illustrator and textile designer. She studied design in Barcelona. She started working mainly in fashion and designed shoes for Camper for over five years. She illustrates children’s books and has created the books What’s Hidden in the Woods?, What’s Hidden in the Sea?What’s Hidden in the Body?, that have been published in 13 languages and more that 250,000 copies have been printed so far. Her book Lost landscapes of Earth has recently been awarded with the Prix Sorcières, one of the most prestigious in France and the Special Mention of BRAW2021 .

2021 Bologna Ragazzi Award: Special Mention in the non-fiction category for Lost Landscapes of Earth, 2021 Prix Sorcières in non-fiction (France) for Lost Landscapes of Earth, 2022 Navarra Booksellers award for Lost Landscapes of Earth, Honorary Mention Bratislava 2021 to publisher Zahori Books for Lost Landscapes of Earth by Aina Bestard.
2019 Crítica Serra d’Or for A New Life, 2019 Junceda Illustration finalist for A New Life
Associazioni Autori di Immagini – LYRA per le Belle Arti for What’s Hidden in the Body?, 2018 Junceda Illustration Award for What’s Hidden in the Body?

By the same author

A New Life
What’s Hidden in the Sky?
What’s Hidden in the Human Body?
What’s Hidden in the Sea?
What’s Hidden in the Woods?
Landscapes of the Solar System
Lost Landscapes of Earth