Marcelo Verdad Gallardo is a Mexican illustrator and children’s books writer. He graduated from Art Center College of Design.


His work is playful and heavily inspired by positive and consciousness messages. Diversity, acceptance, self-love, kindness and openness are recurring topics in his stories.


Marcelo is based in Los Angeles, California, where he loves to spend time with his tiny baby dog, Mini Perra, and drink strawberry milk together while they play and explore life in their tiny spaceship.