Step into the magical world of Child's Play fairytales… Traditional tales are a well-established part of all cultures. Retold from the originals, these lively stories will captivate with their delightful illustrations, and give young readers confidence.
Laura Barella was born in Italy in a countryside area near the Alpi mountains. After completing her Diploma at Artistic High School she attended the European Institute of Design in Turin. She started working as a naturalistic illustrator and for several years she has illustrated for children’s books.
She plays the piano and she likes to play early music for viola da gamba with her friends. She loves lakes and she likes, when she can, to take a rowing boat, a book, a camera and spend a beautiful afternoon on the lake. She lives with her husband Massimo and her three cats Matilda, Cico and Gigi.