Ricardo Ladeira was born in Porto in 1992 and wants to believe that like the King, he has a lion’s heart. Graduated in Art and Design from the School of Education of Coimbra, where he began his activity as an illustrator and artist. He has participated in several initiatives in the area of illustration with several institutions such as “Municipal Museum of Coimbra”, “Licor Beirão”, “Revista Sábado”, “Casa Pia” and “Renault”. He is the winner illustrator of the 3rd Edition of the Pingo Doce Children’s Literature Award. Participates regularly in individual and group exhibitions.