I’m an illustrator and a children’s book author
I grew up in Italy and I am currently based in Zurich, Switzerland, where I work on several areas as publishing, children books and editorial illustration.


Society of Illustrators, Gold Medal
Communication Art, Winner
American Illustration, Selected Winner
3×3, Honourable Mention and Merit
Premi Llibreter 2016, Picture Book Category Winner
Parents’ Choice Awards, Gold Medal
Ezra Jack Keats Award, New Writer and Illustrator Honor
CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal, Amnesty Honour
Klaus Flugge Prize, Winner
German Children’s Literature Award, Shortlisted
Swiss Children’s Media Prize, Shortlisted

 Exhibitions and Reviews
Grafik 15 Exhibition, Switzerland
Fumetto, Switzerland
Schweiz Illustrierte, Switzerland
NZZ, Switzerland
Pagina 99, Italy
Andersen Magazine, Italy
Linus Magazine, Italy
The Wall Street Journal, Us
The New York Times, US
Publishers Weekly, US
The Guardian, UK

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