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Simona Ciraolo

  • 5 stars across 5 books
    Simona Ciraolo is a Sardinian born author and illustrator whose buoyantly witty and endearing tales recently won her the Sebastian Walker Award.

    Ciraolo studied animation at the National Film School in Turin, Italy, before moving to the United Kingdom where she undertook an MA in children's book illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. She has also worked as a freelance 2D animator for children's TV shows and illustrated five picture books for an independent Italian publisher.

    1st September 2014

    Hug Me

    Ever feel like you need a hug, a really big hug from someone? That's how Felipe the young cactus feels, but his family j... More

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    1st August 2020

    Shy Ones

    Who's this? A little flapjack octopus. You may almost have missed him. You see, he's not the type to stand out in a crow... More

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    1st June 2016

    The Lines on Nana's Face

    It's granny's birthday, but her little granddaughter wonders why, because of the lines on her face, she looks so worried... More

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    1st August 2015

    Whatever Happened to My Sister

    A young girl sets out to find out exactly what happened to her sister. Who is this new sister? Why does she never want t... More

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    3rd December 2020

    If Winter Comes, Tell It I'm Not Here

    Come summer, autumn or winter, a little boy is going to make the best of it. Nothing is better than summer, swi... More

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