He was born in Málaga, Colombia. To the moment he has published forty books, mainly for children. He is a M.A. in Literature (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana) and has a specialization in Text Translation (Universidad de Pamplona). He combines writing with illustrating, photography and traveling. If someone ever tries to see what is inside his hobbies backpack he would find besides his characters of monsters and cats, witches and vampires, angels and devils, dragons and unicorns: books, films, two or three painters, music, kites, paper boats, chocolate ice cream, tangerine juice, fog and full moon nights.