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A delicately illustrated book with simple rhymes to learn that anything can be a source of mirth and happiness.

Chiara Tassinari invites us to reflect about the many different situations from which a smile can spring: sliding on the snow, diving into the sea, playing with our friends… There is the smile of joy for a new discovery and that of triumph after a race, and the secret one arising from a country walk, an intimate moment with our family, a book. Sometimes our smiles come unexpected, sometimes after a long preparation; some of them are warm and go directly to our hearts, others are candid and fresh, or seem to be hiding…

Publishing house:

Albe Edizioni

Year of publication: 2017

Published in: Milano

Number of pages: 32

Price: 14,90

ISBN: 978-88-94888-02-7

Foreign rights manager: Alberto Cristofori


Chiara Tassinari

Chiara Tassinari studied decoration, scenography and illustration. She is a teacher. Her first book, What’s happening to Mom’s Belly?, was published in 2011