Laura Gallego García is a YA author, specializing mainly in fantasy. She studied Spanish literature and language Studies at the University of Valencia and in 1999 she won "El Barco de Vapor Award" with Finis Mundi, a novel set in the Middle Ages. Three years later she was granted this same award for The Legend of the Wandering King. She currently has twenty-five published works under her belt, mainly focused on young readers and several short stories for children, and counting with more than one million copies sold in Spain alone and with translations in sixteen languages. Her most popular works amongst the novels for young readers are: The Tower Chronicles; Two Candles for the Devil; Where the Trees Sing; Wings of Fire and especially the trilogy, Memories of Idhún. In 2011 Gallego received the Cervantes Chico Award recognizing her entire works and in 2012 her novel, Where the Trees Sing won the National Award for Chlildren’s and Young Adult Literature.
Published at: España (castellano y catalán), Latinoamérica (castellano y portugués), Alemania, Corea, Estados Unidos, Finlandia, Francia, Grecia, Hungría, Italia, Japón, Polonia, Suecia, Turquía