Twenty Two

Author: Susana Aliano Casales

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Francesca Dell’Orto’s illustrations in Leru Leru, provide a charming visual feast for the reader. Through her unique approach, Dell’Orto shows that there is more than one way to read a picture book. Pedro is a boy who looks like a girl. His sister, Valeria, is a girl but looks like a boy. They’re very different from all the other kids at their school. Despite his sister’s protection, Pedro cannot escape being bullied by their friends. Whichever of us has not had this familiar experience of being bullied as a kid?
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Pages: 24 pages

Publishing Date: August 2021

Dimensions: 17 x 30 cm

Type: Paperback

ISBN: 978-1-913680-18-3

Category: Picture Book

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Francesca Dell’Orto’s illustrations in Leru Leru, provide a charming visual feast for the reader. Through her unique approach, Dell’Orto shows that there is more than one way to read a picture book. Pedro is a boy who looks like a girl. His sister, Valeria, is a girl but looks like a boy. They’re very different from all the other kids at their school. Despite his sister’s protection, Pedro cannot escape being bullied by their friends. Whichever of us has not had this familiar experience of being bullied as a kid?
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SKU: 978-1-913680-18-3 Category:

Pages: 24 pages

Publishing Date: August 2021

Dimensions: 17 x 30 cm

Type: Paperback

ISBN: 978-1-913680-18-3

Category: Picture Book

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About the Author:

Susana Aliano Casales is a writer, editor and proofreader; she has a Master’s degree in Publishing from the University of Salamanca (Spain); she is certified in Editorial Processes by the Open University of Catalonia (Spain); specialized in Reading Projects and School Library by the Center for Advanced University Studies of the Organization of Ibero-American States.
She collaborates in numerous publications, in the creation of collections and in the implementation of various editorial plans. She is a curator of reading campaigns, creates specialized thematic content and accompanies other authors in the creative process of their works.
In 2019 she was recognized with the National Literature Prize in Uruguay (children’s literature category), for her book Twenty-Two (Original title: Nyah Nyah). In 2020 she received the Cuatrogatos Foundation Award (United States) and the National Literature Prize (Uruguay) for her book The Secret of the Red Umbrella. In 2021 her book The Light in the Shadow was recommended by the Cuatrogatos Foundation Award (United States).

About the Illustrator:

Francesca Dell’Orto was born near Milan in 1990, Francesca studied set and costume design at Brera’s Academy of Fine Arts (Milan).
She immediately began working on costumes and textiles for opera, theatre, television and fashion, while pursuing her MA in History and Philosophy of the Performing Arts at the University of Milan.
In 2015 Francesca attended various courses at the International School of Illustration in Sarmede, falling in love with illustration and thus opening a new creative chapter in her life. Now, she works as illustrator and textile designer.

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