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CRISTINA MARSI: NICE TO MEET YOU!

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CRISTINA MARSI: NICE TO MEET YOU!

Cristina was born in Trieste, on an icy day of Bora Scura, the very famous and strong northern wind that blows in her hometown. She writes stories for children and teenagers and has published more than 40 books, in Italy and abroad. Her latest publications have been published for important Italian publishers. Her collections of rhymes, Nidi and Hansel and Gretel’s Thoughts, were exhibited at the BID, International Women’s Biennial in 2018.

Cristina likes writing about Nature, about the little animals living in the woods and about life around them… Cristina lives near the woods and likes catching inspiration from it: when she walks among the trees and the enjoys their energy she inhales their scent and gets their true ancient spirit! This is all in her stories. Enjoy here…

HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR BRAND NEW 2020 Rights Catalogue!

HERE’S TO YOU, LADY NATURE!

CRISTINA MARSI & SAROLTA SZULYOVSZKY

THE LADY OF THE WOODS

Picture Book 3+

In a wood, a little girl goes hunting for a mystery. The Lady of the Woods is a creature who protects and helps animals, she does not hide, she lives free, yet very few ones are able to see her and recognize her. The girl lurks, armed with patience and a kind heart. Eventually she will succeed to meet the wonderful creature and she will discover a part of herself that still unknown to her. She will discover that she too could become a lady of the woods! A delicate story exploring the desire to get in touch and be in harmony with Nature with wonderful images full of poetry.
An intimate but adventurous journey on the forgotten paths of the most sincere emotions, such as affection, amazement and respect for Nature, beauty and joy towards the natural world around us and that we should more and more protect and take care of!

Target: Picture Books, 3+
Format: 21 x 23 cm – Pages: 32
Binding: Hardcover
Texts: Cristina Marsi
Illustrations: Sarolta Szulyovszky

MONSTERS, MONSTERS EVERYWHERE!

CRISTINA MARSI
& DUNJA JOGAN

THE MONSTROUS STORIES

Picture Book 3+

Further titles
in the series:

THE MONSTROUS STORIES – In the Bathroom

THE MONSTROUS STORIES – In the Kitchen

Laura is a brave girl, because she happens to meet mysterious little funny and less funny monsters, yet she never panics, she faces them with calm and intelligence and always manages to get rid of their unpleasant presence. She can always find clever ways to stem the danger of the little creatures running around and to face the mysteries that lie ahead. Monsters are up to all sorts of things, surprise her with various transformations and produce sounds and noises never heard before. The problem of a little monster that wanders in your bathroom, in your kitchen or in your garden, is handled here with curiosity and a thousand creative ideas to get rid of the unwanted guests.

Target: Picture Books, 3+
Format: 21 x 29,7 cm – Pages: 32
Binding: Softcover with flaps
Texts: Cristina Marsi,
Illustrations & Graphic designing: Dunja Jogan

CHIARA AND HER CUTE, SIMPLE LITTLE WORLD!

CRISTINA MARSI & ARIANNA USAI

CHIARA AND THE WINTER

Picture Book 3+

Further titles
in the series

CHIARA AND
THE AUTUMN


CHIARA GOES
TO THE POND


CHIARA
AND THE BEAR

Chiara lives in a small house in the woods. Winter is coming and she feels a little lazy, too. But when snow starts to fall, some birds come to find a shelter. She welcomes them and composes warm nests of gloves, socks and woolen scarves for them. Time goes by, and Chiara realizes that the birds in the nests are hatching eggs and soon the little house will be filled with birds flying and joyous songs. Spring at Chiara’s home is already here!


Target: Picture Books, 3+
Format: 23 x 23 cm – Pages: 32
Binding: Hardcover
Texts: Cristina Marsi
Illustrations: Arianna Usai

A SUPER FUNNY WORLD OF 10 RESTLESS LITTLE MEN!

CRISTINA MARSI & CLAUDIA VENTURINI

THE 10 RESTLESS LITTLE MEN

Picture Book

This book tells with simple strokes and quick words the story of 10 restless Little Men jumping from page to page changing colours and having a lot of fun in getting into troubles. At the end of their day, they hide on the roofs and among the stars to rest. They are 10 like the fingers of your hands, like the first number that we learn. They are blue, purple, yellow and they move following a simple nursery rhyme to read and listen again and again. The last pages of the book offer some funny activities and games for playing and learning using the10 Little Men and their colours for the creation of a bookmark or a play on words. In this first story, the 10 Little Men change colours and get very excited but what is it going to happen to all of them in the othermnew books of this series?
 

Target: Picture Books, 3+
Format: 22 x 22 cm – Pages: 36
Binding: Softcover
Texts: Cristina Marsi
Illustrations: Claudia Venturini

Further titles in the series:

THE 10 LITTLE MEN BECOME ANIMALS
THE 10 GREEDY LITTLE MEN
THE 10 LITTLE MEN ON THE MOVE

BOOKS FOR LITTLE SEA DOGS!

CRISTINA MARSI & CLAUDIA VENTURINI


THE ISLE OF WOOL


Picture Book 5+

Roset lives on an island in the middle of the ocean, and her niece Milla often comes to visit her. In a winter when snow has not appeared yet Roset and Milla hear a loud noise in the sky and with surprise they see a blue wool thread dangling from the clouds. This is really a weird and mysterious event! Roset starts to use the thread for knitting sweaters which will have the power to get people in a good mood. So everyone asks for a sweater made by Roset with the magic wool thread. But one day, the thread disappears as it came. And the first snowflakes fall.

Who has sent that wool thread from the sky creating so much surprise? The Winter Guardian? The Snow Maker? Or the Spirit of the Island?


Target: Picture Books, 5+
Format: 20 x 25 cm – Pages: 32
Binding: Softcover
Texts: Cristina Marsi
Illustrations: Claudia Venturini

CRISTINA MARSI & CLAUDIA VENTURINI

THE LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER

Picture Book 5+

One night the lighthouse keeper all of a sudden disappears. Roset and Milla are very worried but a seagull indicates them a precise point in the sea where he might be and they understand this is where they should look for him.
With the help of Lisca, their beloved dog, they put on their dive suits and reach the seabed where they enter the Kingdom of Sirens and where they also can find the lighthouse keeper, charmed by a siren and kidnapped. But Roset knows these creatures well and their magic spells…

She will call the lighthouse keeper by name, so they will be forced to free him!
What will be the end, then?

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