Roberto Piumini lives and works in his native Italy. He has worked with children as both a teacher and a theater actor/entertainer. He credits these experiences for inspiring the youthful language of his many books. With his crisp and imaginative way of dealing with every kind of subject, he charms his young readers. His award-winning books, for both children and adults, have been translated into many languages.
Alessandra Cimatoribus was born in Spilimbergo in Friuli, Italy in 1967. She continues to live and work in Spilimbergo. She attended the International School of Graphics in Venice. Her work includes illustrations for children’s books, games, packaging, advertising, and designs for theater costumes.