Tuesday, 22 September 2020 16:21

Alice Piaggio

An illustrator from Genoa, for some years Alice Piaggio has been living in Ticino, Switzerland, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, green meadows and chestnut woods. Selected in 2021 among the 20 most promising young Italian illustrators by the Bologna Children’s Book Fair and exhibited in the “Eccellenze Italiane - La nuova generazione degli illustratori italiani per ragazzi” exhibition, she collaborates with Italian and foreign magazines and publishing houses.

Published in Authors
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 16:30

Marianna Balducci

An illustrator from Rimini, Marianna Balducci has a degree in fashion and works on advertising and publishing projects for children. She likes to experiment with combinations of traditional and digital tools, combining drawing and photography in particular. With her photo-illustrated books she has received the Nati Per Leggere prize (2018) and the Andersen prize (2021). For ten years, she has accompanied her drawing with a visual communication seminar for the fashion department at Rimini (Alma Mater Studiorum, Bologna). She holds workshops in collaboration with academies and training institutions in the field of illustration.


Published in Authors
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 09:01

Peppo Bianchessi

As an author and illustrator, Peppo Bianchessi has collaborated with some of the most important Italian and international children’s authors: Roberto Piumini, Aidan Chambers, Melvin Burgess, Anna Vivarelli, Ugo Vlcic, Guido Quarzo, Tsuji Hitonari, Kaori Ekuni, P.D.Baccalario, Luca Crovi and others. He has published in Italy and abroad. As a video artist, he has created various installations and video clips (including “Chinatown” by Caparezza). He has received several awards and exhibited his works in Italy and around the world.

Published in Authors
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 09:11

Raffaella Bolaffio

Raffaella Bolaffio was born in Trieste in late March 1977 during a snowstorm, in 1978 she learned how to hold a pencil in her hand, in 1979 she learned how to chew it, in 1980 she finally started using it to draw and since then hasn’t stopped except to eat or use the bathroom. To earn a living she chose a very nice job: she writes and draws and has published many books with various Italian and foreign publishers. She especially loves to write and draw animal stories, because she feels a certain affinity with creatures. In her spare time, she writes, draws, chews pencils, creates puppets, walks her dog, and plays the ukulele.

Published in Authors
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 10:33

Professor Blooper


Published in Books Catalogue