Fran Nuño Fran Nuño was born in Bilbao in 1973 but lives in Seville, Spain. He is a writer, cultural promoter and bookseller-editor. Author of some forty published books, almost all of them children's literature, among which there are novels, stories, poetry, theater pieces, manuals and picture books. He has received several awards and mentions, both for his literary work and for his work in favor of reading. With Fairground Lights (Cuento de Luz) he won the Gold Medal for Best Illustrated Album in Spanish at the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2013 and with The Map of Good Memories (New York City Big Book Award 2017) Best illustrated album for all ages. It has been translated into Galician, Valencian, Catalan, English, German, Portuguese, Arabic, Mandarin and Korean. His books are sold, in addition to Spain, in America and Asia.