Soud is a freelance illustrator working in advertising, editorial, and children’s illustration. He has illustrated many books for children and young readers in his native Brazil. He won the Abril Award of Journalism for Best Illustration, and the Highly Commended Seal by FNLIJ (Brazil’s National Children’s Book and Youth Foundation). In the US, Soud illustrated Dionne Warwick’s picture book, Say A Little Prayer, which was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work and won a Mom’s Choice Awards Gold Medal.
Awards / Honors
- Abril Award of Journalism for Best Illustration
- Highly Commended Seal by FNLIJ (Fundação Nacional do Livro Infantil e Juvenil)
- NAACP Image Award Nominee for Outstanding Literary Work – Say A Little Prayer
- Mom’s Choice Awards Gold Medal – Say A Little Prayer