August 13, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Turning Japanese with Momotarō and Elly Nagaoka

What interests you most about Japan? How much do your students know about the country? Although we all have an image of Japan in our minds, and we all have some knowledge of Japanese culture, history, traditions and geography, there is … Continue reading

March 12, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Meet the illustrator: Catty Flores

What is it like to illustrate fairy tales, children’s stories and classics? We chatted with Catty Flores, illustrator of much-loved children’s books and readers. Once you see her illustrations, you will always remember her powerful and mesmerising visual style. What … Continue reading

March 28, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Meet three illustrators: Andrea Alemanno, Mario Onnis and Michele Rocchetti

Three illustrators, three distinctive visual styles and three different ways of looking at the world. Andrea Alemanno, Mario Onnis and Michele Rocchetti have just returned from the International Children’s Book Fair in Bologna. We asked them about their experiences and … Continue reading

March 21, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Meet the illustrator: Cristiano Lissoni

When you look at readers illustrated by Cristiano Lissoni, you find yourself in an exciting, colourful world full of adventure. He is an illustrator, photographer and world traveller, and his illustrations have the same vivid atmosphere that he carries home … Continue reading

February 28, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Meet the Illustrator: Estella Guerrera

“I am a developmental psychologist, and I have worked for over ten years in the psycho-educational and social field, and am involved in the management, planning and coordination of services and initiatives aimed at children, families and people with disabilities, … Continue reading