ILLUSTRATED BOOK
Translation rights represented: WORLD RIGHTS on Chiara Armellini’s illustrations; text translation rights handled by Grandi & Associati

Did you know that after the war to Italy only one of Hannibal’s elephants survived? And that Congo, a chimpanzee based in London, could make stunning paintings like a human?

This book tells 46 extraordinary stories about different kind of animals. We travel through historical periods, countries and species. It is easy to recognize our own feelings, like courage or loyalty, melancholy and love. 

A collection of fascinating true stories for everybody!

Currently based in Paris, Chiara Armellini’s work combines shapes, animals and plants in playful imagery. Twice selected as a featured artist at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, her illustrations are used in children’s books, magazines, web publications, and toys.