Blanca Gómez

Blanca Gómez started drawing illustrations for her mom when she was a child. Now she illustrates for people from near and far, all over the world. She lives in Madrid, Spain.

Books by This Illustrator

Cerca / Close

Drawing of a smiling girl in front of green hills with flowers.
Illustrated by: Blanca Gómez
Age Level: 3-6
Language: Spanish (Bilingual Eng/Sp)

Mi cuarto está cerca de la cocina. My bedroom is close to the kitchen.

As she walks from her kitchen through a daisy-filled yard to the house next door, a little girl notices things that are close to each other — just as the little boy she goes to visit is close to her.

Lejos / Far

Illustrated by: Blanca Gómez
Age Level: 0-3
Language: Spanish (Bilingual Eng/Sp)

Some things are close — cerca. Others are far — lejos. With sweet simplicity, this charming dual-language board book and its companion volume, Cerca/Close, engage young children.

El árbol de limones está lejos de mi casa. The lemon tree is far from my house.

The little boy’s house is far from the city, and the city is far from the ocean. What about the mountains in the distance, or the clouds in the sky, or the sun that shines over the boy as he walks?