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Mirelle Ortega


Mirelle Ortega

Mirelle Ortega is a Mexican illustrator, storyteller and sci-fi enthusiast. She loves animation, film and tv. She's fluent in English and Spanish, and somewhat intermediate in French and Italian 

Mirelle has a degree in Animation from ITESM (Monterrey, Mx), and has worked as a screenwriter assistant in a TV show aired in Latin America and as a full time illustrator in Alebrigma, an educative platform for children.

She is currently a grad student in AAU.

Mirelle Ortega

Books by Mirelle Ortega

written by Anna Meriano with illustrations by Mirelle Ortega - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Culture, Fantasy, Fiction, Food, Friendship, Magical Realism

Leonora Logroño has finally been introduced to her family’s bakery bruja magic --- but that doesn’t mean everything is all sugar and spice. Leo wakes up one morning to a startling sight: her dead grandmother, standing in her room. Both Leo and her abuela realize this might mean trouble --- especially once they discover that Abuela isn’t the only person in town who has been pulled back to life from the other side. Is this Leo’s fault? And can she reverse the spell before it’s too late? Anna Meriano’s unforgettable family of brujas returns with a heaping helping of amor, azúcar and magia.

Written by Anna Meriano with illustrations by Mirelle Ortega - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Friendship, Youth Fiction

Leonora’s family owns the best bakery in Rose Hill, spending their days conjuring delicious cookies and cakes for any occasion, including Dia de los Muertos. Leo hopes that she can help out this year, but she is told she’s too young. Sneaking out of school, she discovers that her mother, aunt and four sisters are brujas who pour a little bit of magic into everything they bake. Leo knows that she has magic as well and is more determined than ever to join the business. And when her best friend needs help, Leo has the perfect opportunity to try out her craft. It’s just one little spell, after all…what could possibly go wrong?