Il tuo browser non supporta JavaScript!

Foreign rights

Interlinea is a small Italian publishing house founded in Novara, Piedmont, in 1992, specialized in poetry and essay-writing. In 2001 Interlinea presented its collection for young readers, “The frogs”, which can boast important writers and illustrators such as Gianni Rodari, Roberto Piumini, Emanuele Luzzati, Gianni De Conno, Giulia Orecchia and many others. «Small animals for great books» was the original slogan that still sums up the spirit of our publications, with high-quality books and a special attention to preschool readers. Interlinea is one of the main partners of the project “Born to read”, encouraging reading among children since their first months of age, and this collaboration lead in 1999 to the publication of the world best seller Book!, by Kristine O’Connell George.

If you want to contact our Foreign Rights Office, please refer to Alessandra Alva: lerane@interlinea.com  

Here you can find some of our children books:

Tag:

Bestial machinery

di Guido Quarzo

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 48

«Here is the list of rare beasts / of mechanical souls of animal machines / of cries sounds gestures and movements / of legs gears skin wheels teeth». In this strange zoo you can find the “drillrat” and the “turboworm”, the “tortoiselectric” and the “saurianfridge”. So «please, take a seat, come and see / the caravan is coming don’t keep us waiting».

Caterina the goat

di Roberto Piumini

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 64

One morning Caterina, a young sheperdess, doesn’t find her goat anymore. Believing it has flown away, the girl comes down to the plain followed by a witch who, in order to protect her, exposes herself to the painful sunlight. The town is a new and dangerous place and Caterina makes her short “journey to the hell” learning surprise, wickedness, fear and joy. And her story, word after word, becomes poetry for young and adult readers.

Ciro and the clouds

di Roberto Piumini

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 32

This is the story of a child named Ciro and of one of those merry-go-rounds which make people fly on the seats. Ciro would like to grasp the red puppet which hangs from the pole near the merry-go-round, but he is too little and he can’t do it. During a very dry and hot summer, one day he finds a red tail coming out of the clouds: may be if he can grasp it the clouds could let the rain come down... Ciro flies on the seat of the merry-go-round and something extraordinary happens. Book for children aged 6 and over.

Hairy house

di Sebastiano Ruiz Mignone

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 32

Gina has a vague recollection of the wood, when she went there for the first time. She had to bring her grandmother a cake... But where is now Gina, who reminds us of Red Riding Hood? A very unusual point of view for this book, good both for children and for adults.

Frog nursery rhymes

Frogs stories

di Anna Lavatelli e Emanuele Luzzati

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 32

The protagonists of this book are 26 funny frogs, who get up all kinds of mischief. The idea comes from the names of 26 Italian towns and villages which, in alphabetical order, are the starting point for short and cheerful nursery rhymes in which our frogs find themselves in amusing and paradoxical situations. The beautiful illustrations by Lele Luzzati, an international master in the art of illustration, represent a real series of variations on the theme of frogs. Book for children aged 6-8 and over.

Who set the library on fire?

di Anna Lavatelli

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 48

The library in Dogcats street, in Milan, is not like many others. One night a fire breaks out and the books, poor them!, haven’t got the time to open their eyes and they are completely surrounded by flames. Who is guilty? Let’s find it with this funny tale which teaches how to play with acrostics. Book for children aged 8 and over.

Giac’s journeys

di Elve Fortis De Hieronymis

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 128

Giac is a little man made of newsprint, cut out by a child and left on the table on a rainy day. Giac makes friends with many funny characters, which lead him through thousands of adventures in a world of points, lines, letters, numbers and games. It is a very useful book for teachers who want to introduce children to art and creativity.

Giovannino Tread-on-poo

di Valentina Magnaschi

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 32

“It was eight o’clock and as always Giovannino went out, met his friend and together they went to school...” But the street is filled with danger and, when you least expect it, you may happen to tread on... a poo. And suddenly you find yourself in the middle of fantastic adventures and from that unpleasant hitch even sweet-smelling flowers may grow! This happens to Giovannino Tread-on-poo, the nice protagonist of this funny tale with cheerful and very colourful illustrations. Book for children aged 6 and over.

Little mad tales

di Anna Vivarelli

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 40

How do you know that fairies are always happy? Or that windows don’t have feelings? In Anna Vivarelli’s Little mad tales this happens, and that’s not all! Spiteful shrimps that enjoy teasing the other sea fishes, a lazybones inventor who becomes mayor, a mosquito looking for a very personal tale, and a witch who is stubborn as a mule... The style is effective and simple, suitable even for little readers. Book for children aged 6 and over.

Maso Ciucciamaso

di Anna Lavatelli

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 32

Maso is a fine chubby child who spends his time suking the Big Baby’s Bottle his mum prepares for him… until he trips and falls down and, being rather round and plump, he begins rolling over and over … A funny book on food and food troubles, without rhetoric and moralizing.  

Mastino and Biancaluna

di Nella Bosnia e Guido Quarzo

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 96

A fantastic adventure which catches the reader’s attention form the very beginning: a tale about fear and knights. The terrible knight Mastino di Pietralarga runs madly on his horse through vegetable gardens, vines, rivers and paths. Where is he going to? He’s looking for his own fear, as he promised to Biancaluna, the lady he fell in love with. The point is that Mastino is afraid of nothing, or at least he seems to be, until, after having faced hermits who lost their memory and flying friars, Turks and pigs, bogey men and saints, he comes to the Bellovento’s convent…

The mistery of the missing smile

di Anna Lavatelli

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 112

While investigating the theft of a high C from the chest at the Scala theatre and looking for someone who stole all Milan’s colours, inspector Busillis has the time to go to the Louvre museum in Paris, where someone stole the Gioconda’s smile. Thanks to his police dog, to his wife Renata and to tv-detective stories, Busillis, believing in the unbelievable, always finds the solution. A very funny book for children aged 9 and over.

Seizing the opportunity

di Ferdinando Albertazzi

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 48

In this book you can find the ideas and the thoughts which can occur to a child while he is studying or playing with videogames. Light or serious thoughts about school, friends, family, with a disenchanted glance to the world of adults, sometime full of contradictions. A book for thinking and amusing for children aged 10 and over.

Strange words tales

di Marcello Argilli

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 32

How many miles is long happyness? And how many litres of peaches can you buy at the greengrocer’s? In the fantastic world described through these tales, in which you can play with words and language, very strange facts may happen: someone speaks only in verse and someone has got a saying for each situation, someone, because of his absent-mindedness, has lost the word “mummy” and someone uses units of measurement that teachers teach us at school to measure feelings and emotions. Book for children aged 8-9 and over.

Tales that are good to eat

di Guido Quarzo e Anna Vivarelli

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 46

Three funny tales, stuffed with imagination. A cook wants to make a very special omelette and becomes involved in an amusing nosh-up; a boy dreams of sandwiches and adventures; a confectioner has to shut up shop and decides to become a fisherman, until, on a lost island, he finds his own old passion for sweets thanks to a very tasty surprise... Book for greedy first readers.

Tommaso has gone away

di Ferdinando Albertazzi

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 48

This book tells the sad and tender story of a young boy, Tommaso. “That time too he had gone out in hurry but he was enchanted by a little girl with her blue eyes and her sweet smile...” Tommaso meets this figure, both real and imaginary, with whom he finds himself dragged into adventures and discoveries which carry him towards a very moving ending. Book for children aged 10 and over.

Ahmed and other tales

di Carlo Negro

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 48

Ahmed is an orphan who lives in the desert and leads the Magi to the hut in Bethlehem; Guidone is an evil duke who lets his heart be moved; Gretchen is an old woman who knits a warm sweater for the Child. Three intense Christmas tales for children aged 8 and over.

The cake

di Mino Milani

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 23

Who brings Christmas presents? Is it really Santa Claus or someone else? On Christmas Eve, a very odd character, somewhat awkward and hasty, brings a beautiful cake to Giuseppe, a little child, and then becomes a better and happier man. Book for children aged 8 and over.

The child’s colour

di Maria Adele Garavaglia

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 32

«Only by accident the real Jesus was born white... the colour of the skin doesn’t change the facts at all». Maria Adele Garavaglia deals with one of the most topical themes of our multiethnical society, racial intolerance, within a magical story, very simple and joyful. Book for children aged 9 and over.

The devil in the Christmas crib

di Gina Labriola

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 32

Focus is a very special little devil: instead of fooling around children, he prefers dreaming and suggesting sweet thoughts to sleeping boys and girls. So his mother throws him away from the hell and Focus finds himself in the middle of a Christmas crib. In the meantime, a spiteful little angel... Book for children aged 7 and over.

Gibo’s dream

di Benito Mazzi

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 48

Gibo is a child like many others but he has got gap in his heart which cannot be filled and which makes itself felt above all during Christmas days, when everybody makes merry. His story is the story of a dream, lived in an alpine valley and written with irony and simplicity. Book for children aged 9 and over.

How Caterina saved Santa Claus

di Cecco Mariniello

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 32

Caterina is a very special girl: she was able to cook even before she learned her own name. When she discovers that Santa Claus is in peril of his life because a bad witch starves him to death, Caterina solves the case by means of a magical recipe book. Book for children aged 9 and over

Peppino’s Journey

di Roberto Piumini

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 28

Mother Mary is looking for a peaceful place where to give birth to little Jesus. But Palestine is at war and even Santa Claus doesn’t know what to advise her. Then something wonderful happens and Jesus will be born under the sea and will be a really “new” Jesus. Book for children aged 6 and over.

Tobia and Giuseppe

di Luca Doninelli

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 32

Tobia is a child like many others who lives in Palestine 2000 years ago. But he is a little more pensive and gifted with an extraordinary intuition. He will be the first to guess that in Bethlehem, on a cold winter night, a light is lit and will never die out... Book for children aged 9 and over.

Alì Babà and forty thieves

di Emanuele Luzzati

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 40

This is the most famous rhymed tale by Lele Luzzati, very well known all over the world as one of the best artists, illustrators, stage designers and authors. From Alì Babà and forty thieves was drawn even a beautiful cartoon. In this book you can admire his woderful colours, his odd details and his clever irony, together with a main character who, thanks to his child’s innocence, works out brilliantly a fantastic adventure. «Who knows, who doesn’t / this is the story of Alì Babà / who, to spend his time cheerfully, / did a bit of everything just to do nothing».

Bimbambel

Goodnight tales

di Anna Lavatelli

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 36

«And then, dad?». The baby, before going to sleep, wants his dad to tell him his fantastic stories. And dad doesn’t stand on ceremony. Here you have him seizing lightnings, or arbitrating a match between walruses and codfishes or even cooking a gigantic cake on the edge of a volcano. Powerful imagination and exciting illustration in a book full of colours and amusement.

It' Christmas Time, Bimbambel!

Goodnight tales

di Anna Lavatelli

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 30

"E poi, papà?" Tornano il bimbo e il papà protagonisti dell'albo Bimbambel di Anna Lavatelli (premio Andersen 2005)

Pulcinella’s Tarantella

di Emanuele Luzzati

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 40

Here you have the wonderful illustrations of the story which gave Luzzati a nomination to the Oscar Prize when it was first issued as a cartoon. Pulcinella is as poor as a church mouse, he has five children and a wife who would like to be rich; but one day he catches a silver fish which fulfills every wish…

What’s the weather like?

di Elve Fortis De Hieronymis

editore: Interlinea

pagine: 32

In What’s the weather like many nice animals lead us, page after page, through very colourful drawings which describe various atmospherical situations, along with rhymed texts good for little children and first readers.

Inserire il codice per il download.

Inserire il codice attivare il servizio.