Elivia Savadier

Image of Elivia Savadier

About the Author

Elivia Savadier pored over hundreds of photographs of Colombia and of the Jaramillo family before beginning the illustrations for Las Nanas.

A native of South Africa, Elivia moved to the United States in 1986. She makes her home in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, with her husband and their daughter, Sadye. Las Nanas de Abuelita is her fourth picture book.