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.
Anna Lavatelli is one of the best Italian children writers. She started to write children’s books in 1986, always with great success (for Piemme: Paola is not mad; for Interlinea: Bimbambel, It’s Christmas Time, The mystery of the missing smile, Who set the library on fire?, Tales of the Magi and Frog nursery-rhymes. Frog tales with Emanuele Luzzati). She has been awarded many prizes, among which the Lazzarillo prize and the Andersen-Baia delle favole prize. Thanks to Bimbambel, in 2005 she was awarded the Andersen prize as the best Italian author.
Antongionata Ferrari illustrated the books of the most important Italian authors. For Interlinea: The mystery of the missing smile by Anna Lavatelli, The return of Santa Claus and The witch at Chritsmas Time by Sebastiano Ruiz Mignone, Ossoduro. Mission: Christmas Time by Guido Sperandio and The overbearing television by Silvia Roncaglia.