Ricardo Henriques was born in Lisbon, Portugal. He inherited his father’s passion for drawing and his mother’s love for writing. For a decade, he worked as an advertising writer at 72 & Sinny Amsterdam, BBDO Portugal and Objetivo de Mozambique. He has been the director of Safe magazine since 2011, work that combines with his roll as writer and illustrator of books for children. In 2012 was published his first book, Mar, illustrated by André Letria and editated by Pato Logico. In addition to writing and drawing, he likes to use a beard.