He’s a children’s book illustrator since 1966 and works along his wife Mary. Among their most popular books is the ‘Gato e Rato’ series. He lived a few years in Copenhagen. Eliardo made many art exhibitions in Switzerland, Portugal and Denmark. In 1975 he received a Honor Mention of the Bratislava Illustration Biennial. He assures that ‘drawing is one of the most beautiful things of life’.