Born: Established: Livorno, Tuscany,
'The day is ending, night is falling, and Nicholas' cat won't come down. High on the roof she licks her paws while Nicholas worries about her up there all alone. How does he coax her into the safe, warm house? She doesn't even want to come down from the roof... or does she?' (From the publisher's website.)
'One day a man invented the best toy in the world. He gave the toy to his son. The boy thought the toy was marvellous. It could do anything!
'But as time passed, the boy started to wonder about the toy. Was it really the best toy in the world?' (From the publisher's website.)