The Belmares’ family is a local family of illustrators and writers who create children’s books with wonderful lessons to inspire families to grow together.

They have a line of books called “Little Encouragers” and joining us now is Letty, Bella, and Loreanzo Belmares the authors and illustrators.


We’re back with matriarch university and the Belmares family’s dad who is the illustrator for the “Little Encouragers” book series.

Adam Belmares is a caricature artist and illustrator and he’s here to give us insight into what the process is like!

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