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Have you ever held a leaf in your hand and wondered what story it has to tell?Autumn has come and the leaves have started to whither. Pretty soon, they’ll fall. But one leafisn’t having any of it! She’d rather ride the wind to faraway places. A wonderful journey beginsas she discovers a new world and a new life. 2017 Rodari Prize for Picture books.A story of courage told with the word of Silvia Vecchini. Illustrated by Daniela Iride Murgia. A visual artist with a degree in Oriental Art and a Master in Illustration. She has done many books with various Italian publishers and worked in contemporary art for years. The objects and illustrations that she creates combine different materials such as embroidery and patchwork on paper, canvass and fabric. Shortlisted at the Italian Andersen Award 2015, winner of Premio Rodari in 2017 (A Leaf), listed in the prestigious White Ravens 2018 catalogue.
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Silvia Vecchini was born in Perugia in 1975. She graduated in Modern Literature and she’s passionate about poetry. For years, she has written picture books and novels for children and young adults.Most of her books have been translated into foreign languages. She regularly holds reading and writing workshops for children and young adults in schools, libraries and bookshops.