Paper Garden Used Books would like to thank and recognize the following people and organization:

  •  Laura is responsible for all of the colorful illustrations on this web page.  She is an Illustrator based in Madrid who majored in graphic art at ESDIP (Escuela de Dibujo Profesional) after which she taught at a local primary school while continuing her artistic training under Amaya Gúrpide. She has worked as a freelance illustrator since, specializing in children´s books.  She currently works at Smile and Learn as a Junior Art Designer.


  • Thank you to family, friends and supporters who donated to Jacob's GoFundMe campaign from June-Aug 2017. Close to $2000 was raised to purchase software and computer equipment for the bookstore. Your donations made this possible. "It takes a community to raise a child" -  African Proverb