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Fernando Lalana Josa

Fernando Lalana was born in Zaragoza more than 50 years ago and is a Pisces. As a child he wanted to be an architect. As a grown up, an actor in the theatre. In the meantime he studied Law and finally chose writing instead. He made this decision on February 20th 1985, at 9.15 pm when they tell him that "El Zulo", his debut novel had just won the Gran Angular award. Since then, he's devoted exclusively to writing. To date he has published more than 100 books, has 2.5 million readers and has won a plethora of prizes including the National award for Children's and Young Adult literature. In 2010, he was honored with the prestigious award Cervantes Chico. This award honors the recipient's overall body of work.