The Cat with Rollerblades

Things aren’t always as they appear, sometimes much more than others!

Topazio receives a cat with rollerblades as a gift from his father. What can he do with it? And plus, it sleeps all the time… But soon a company of artists arrives: the life of Topazio and his funny, lazy cat will change forever.


GENRE Picture book
FIRST PUBLISHER Eli La Spiga/Gallucci (Italy), 2022


Carla Anzile was born in Pordenone, where she currently lives, in a house with a blue door. As a girl she wanted to study languages and travel the world but her good intentions stopped in London. Her first job was as an animator and actress in children's theatre, hanging out in the squares of Italy and even on national TV; for 25 years she has been a primary school teacher and active in the promotion of children's literature. She made her debut in 2020 with the illustrated book “Il gatto con i pattini a rotelle” (The Cat with Rollerblades) for ELI and with the detective novel “Uscita di sicurezza” (Emergency Exit) for Pelledoca. She dreams of travelling the world on her Vespa T5, but only after writing the perfect fantasy.