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Our World: Italy

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Board Book

ISBN: 9781646868483

Written by Francesca Di Marzo
Illustrated by Naida Mazzenga

It's time for a day in Italy. We'll play a game of soccer, enjoy paninis and gelato, and have fun until it's time for buonanotte. Italian author Francesca Di Marzo and illustrator Naida Mazzenga draw on their lived experiences in Italy to create an authentic picture of modern Italian life as part of the Our World Series for very young readers.

Key Selling Points:
  • SERIES: Part of the Our World series of global board books for very young readers.
  • AUTHENTIC: Italian author and illustrator Francesca Di Marzo and Naida Mazzenga draw on their lived experience of life in Italy to create this book.
  • AVOIDS STEREOTYPES: A focus on daily life in Italy, rather than landmarks, offers real insights into this culture that will resonate with children from all over the world.
  • LANGUAGE LEARNING: Introduces basic Italian vocabulary.
  • GLOBAL AWARENESS FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN: Bold artwork, engaging text and relatable topics make global learning accessible to very young readers.
  • ENDNOTES: Endnotes offer simple explanations of the objects and actions found in the book.

More Details

  • Product Dimensions: 170 x 165 mm
  • Page Count: 20 pages
  • Age Range: Ages 0 - 4 years

Awards & Accolades

“Enriched with frequently used phrases, popular foods, and a sense of the landscape and surrounding architectural styles, the Our World series is not only engaging, creative, and full of detailed, eye-catching illustrations, it's also relatable” – Where the Board Books Are

“The Our World series continues to pack quite a bit of culture for the youngest readers into an easy-to-handle board book” – Booklist

About the Contributors

Written by - Francesca Di Marzo
Francesca Di Marzo was born and raised in Rome, Italy. She is an art historian whose thesis focused on the Renaissance painter Raphael. She worked in several contemporary art museums in Europe as art educator, with a particular propensity for school-age children and teenagers. Since 2011 she has been a tour guide in her hometown and specializes in family tours. In 2016, became the co-founder of a children's bookshop in a suburb of Rome.
Illustrated by - Naida Mazzenga
Naida Mazzenga is an Italian freelance illustrator. After graduating from ISIAU (IT) and an Erasmus at Escola Massana (BCN), she settled in Barcelona, where she currently lives and works. Naida loves to travel and get lost, seeing new worlds and learning about new perspectives.

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