My Magic

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“All that is on the Earth, and the Earth too, the Moon and every planet to the end of universe, is my magic.
In the morning, the sun rises to warm me up.
The cow makes my milk.
The baker bakes the bread for me”.

A highly poetic picture book about the feeling of omnipotence that is typical of every child: the certainty that the world exists depending on you, becomes the belief you own the magic to create everything – the sun, milk, clouds, your cat, the voice that answers you when you call someone.

Author/Illustrator: Written by Gaia Guasti, Illustrated by Simona Mulazzani
Extent: 32 pages
Format: Hardback 300 x 230mm
ISBN: 9781857144758
Age range: 3+ years

 

Gaia Guasti was born in Florence and, when she was 18, she moved to Paris. Since then she has never left France, where she works as a screenwriter and a novelist. All of her novels are published in France by Thierry Magnier. Camelozampa translated two novels of hers, Lettres d’un mauvais élève and Mayo, ketchup ou lait de soja, that was shortlisted at Premio Strega Ragazze e Ragazzi award.

Simona Mulazzani after studying art, worked in a graphic studio where she collaborated to make advertising spots and show tunes. Since 1994 she has illustrated more than a hundred children books, including the Italian editions of Luis Sepúlveda’s books, for many publishers such as Mondadori, Salani, Einaudi, Rizzoli, Topipittori, and from all over the world, like Bayard, Sterling Publishing, Chronicle books, Penguin Random House. She was awarded many prizes, including the Silver Medal, Society of Illustration di New York, 2005 and Premio Andersen as Best Illustrator in 2016.

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