Gina Labriola was born in Italy but lived many years in Iran and in Spain. Now she lives and works in France.
Valentina Magnaschi is one of the most promising young Italian illustrators and authors. She was born in Piacenza in 1978; she has studied in Piacenza and in Milan and obtained a diploma at the Istituto Europeo di Design. For Interlinea she wrote Giovannino tread-on-poo and illustrated Strange words tales by Marcello Argilli.