March 15, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Meet the illustrator: Manuela Scarfò

What is it like to bring a character to life? How do you start working on a picture book for children? What inspires an illustrator? In our interview series Meet the illustrator, we talk to Manuela Scarfò, the illustrator of our … Continue reading

January 25, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Inspiring teachers: active reading in Austria

In this series we talk to inspiring teachers who use storytelling to set up reading programmes and creative programmes, and use the arts and literature to develop their students’ language and literacy skills. We would like to share real examples from … Continue reading

March 8, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Hooked on Books: Michele Rocchetti on bringing illustration and literature into the language class

In this series of interviews we talk to teachers, ELT writers, visual artists and researchers about the importance of using literature in the language classroom. Together they have over a hundred years of experience in teaching and writing so they can definitely … Continue reading

May 26, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Meet the graphic designers: Barbara Bonci and Gianluca Armeni

  I have always been fascinated by the work and world of graphic designers, especially in book publishing. Sometimes I just like watching them work on their big screens, playing with visual elements, fonts, colours, illustrations. In books, and especially in … Continue reading