Lia Frassineti is a children's illustrator, specialized in fiction and educational books. She has been working for Italian and foreign publishers, such as Giunti, De Agostini, Ed. Paoline, Il Barbagianni, Flower Pot Press. Among her last published titles there are: Re Alfabeto, The Ugly Duckling, Che Orecchie!, Facile così, Sofia e il segreto di tutte le cose. Born in Rome, where she lives and works, she had the chance to work in an Art design studio in New York City. She loved drawing and painting since she was a child. In her illustrations she adopts a variety of techniques, such as acrylics or watercolor painting and digital Photoshop. She also illustrated scientific publications and she taught painting labs for children in primary school and for students high school class.