Leire Salaberria was born in Andoain (Spain) in 1983. Currently, she lives and works in San Sebastián. She has majored in Fine Arts in Bilbao and studied a postgraduate in Children Illustration and graphic design in Barcelona.
Leire has exhibited her artwork in different countries around the world. Her work has been selected to appear in Bologna Children’s Book Fair, IV Ibero-American catalog of illustration, Sharjah International Book Fair and BIB.
In 2014 she won an Honorable mention at the Sharjah International Book Fair. Since 2011 when she published her first book, she’s illustrated several books in Italy, Mexico, UK, Chile and Spain.