Raúl the Third

Raúl the Third is the Pura Belpré Award–winning illustrator of the Lowriders in Space series by Cathy Camper. He is currently working on a young adult graphic novel with David Bowles. He grew up between El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juárez, México, and now lives in Boston, Massachusetts with colorist Elaine Bay.


Twitter: @raulthe3rd

Instagram: @raulthethird.info

Books by This Author

¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market

Illustration of fox in hat and bandana pulling a wagon with a dog and boxes in it.
Age Level: 3-6
Language: Spanish (Bilingual Eng/Sp)

Bilingual in a new way, this paper over board book teaches readers simple words in Spanish as they experience the bustling life of a border town. Follow Little Lobo and his dog Bernabe as they deliver supplies to a variety of vendors, selling everything from sweets to sombreros, portraits to piñatas, carved masks to comic books!

Books by This Illustrator

Lowriders to the Center of the Earth

Drawing of creatures in a car with flames driving through a cave.
Illustrated by: Raúl the Third
Age Level: 9-12

The lovable trio from the acclaimed Lowriders in Space are back! Lupe Impala, Elirio Malaria, and El Chavo Octopus are living their dream at last. They're the proud owners of their very own garage. But when their beloved cat Genie goes missing, they need to do everything they can to find him. Little do they know the trail will lead them to the realm of Mictlantecuhtli, the Aztec god of the Underworld, who is keeping Genie prisoner!