• Profile:

    Author and illustrator of children's books and editorial illustrator. Born in Milan, Italy. Now lives in Brooklyn, NY.

    2011 Sendak Fellow.


    Recent Publications:


    Selection of books:

    As author/illustrator:

    A Letter for Leo Clarion Books, 2014

    Too Busy Hyperion, 2014

    Bear and Bee Hyperion, 2013

    Hey, Rabbit! Neal Porter Books, 2010

    Amandina Neal Porter Books, 2008

    The Room of Wonders Frances Foster Books, 2006

    The Little Giant 2003

    The Birds - Gli Uccelli Despina, 2002

    As illustrator:

    Have You Seen My New Blue Socks? Clarion Books, 2013

    Tweak Tweak Clarion, 2011

    Love You When You Whine Frances Foster Books, 2005

    Why Mole Shouted Frances Foster Books, 2004

    Moon, Have You Met My Mother? Laura Geringer Books, 2002


    Research Interests:

    Picture books

    Awards And Honors:

    2011 Sendak Fellowship