Books


Essays
Bloc-notes d'un contre-révolutionnaire : un reportage poétique (Editions Kimé, 2013)
Jean Améry. Il Risentimento come morale (Castelvecchi 2016, I ed. Franco Angeli, 2002)  NEW JULY 2016
The Document within the Walls. The Romance of Bassani (Troubador Publishing, 1999, II ed. 2004)

Novels
Gli amici del fiume (San Paolo, 2017)  NEW JANUARY 2017 2017
Il viaggio di Lea (EL Einaudi Ragazzi, 2016)  NEW JUNE 2016
La porta di Anne (Mondadori, 2016)  NEW JANUARY 2016
Il Decamerino (Mondadori, 2015)
Il taccuino di Simone Weil (rueBallu, 2014)

Short Stories
Il soffio millenario (in Aria, Mediagraf, 2012)
Quarto di luna (in Miele e latte sotto la tua lingua, Compagnia delle lettere, 2011)
Diario di Milaidis de los Angeles Casanova Carmina (in Le Notti, Empirìa, 2003)

Surrealism
Il pescespada e la serratura (Beisler Editore, 2007)
L'alfabeto dimezzato (Beisler Editore, 2007)

Poems and artist books
Le chat âme (éditions MeMo, 2010)
La Terre Respire (éditions MeMo, 2008)
Quattro Stagioni (in Annuario di poesia italiana 2003, Stango, 2002)

Tales
I tre porcellini d'India (ELI edizioni, 2017)  NEW APRIL 2017
Se fossi un uccellino (ELI edizioni, 2016)  NEW SEPTEMBER 2016
Il pigiama verde (Coccole books, 2016)  NEW SEPTEMBER 2016
El vuelo de la familia Knitter (A buen paso, 2016)
Il volo della famiglia Knitter (Bohem Press, 2016)  NEW SEPTEMBER 2016
Je m'appelle Nako (Éditions Le baron perché, 2014)
El regalo de la giganta (A buen paso, 2013)
Il regalo della gigantessa (Buk Buk 2015)
O presente da giganta (MOV palavras 2015)
Le Petit Chaperon bleu (Éditions Le baron perché, 2012)
Caperucita Azul (Ediciones Castillo, 2013)
Gli occhiali fantastici (Panini, 2010)
La coda canterina (Topipittori, 2010) 
Filastrocca dei sei sensi and L'ode dell'acciuga (in Le più belle filastrocche di tutti i tempi, Liberamente Editore, 2009)
Il cavaliere che pestò la coda al drago (EDT-Giralangolo, 2008)
Aquiles el puntito (Kalandraka, 2006)
Aquiles o puntiño (Kalandraka, 2006)
Aquil·les el puntet (Kalandraka-Hipótesi, 2006)
Aquiles o pontinho (Kalandraka Portugal, 2008)
작은 점 하나 (Hansol Education, 2008)
Achille il puntino (Kalandraka Italia, 2008)
La macchina di Celestino (Lapis, 2006)
Pane e oro (Franco Cosimo Panini, 2004)
Nino Mangialegno (in Parole di legno, Campanotto, 2002)


ESSAYS

Un ciel de sang et de cendres

BLOC-NOTES D'UN CONTRE-RÉVOLUTIONNAIRE : UN REPORTAGE POÉTIQUE
by Guia Risari, in AA. VV, "Un ciel de sang et de cendres : Piotr Rawicz et la solitude du témoin" Editions Kimé, Paris, 2013 (pp. 131-135)
(ISBN : 978-2-84174-609-5, pp. 480, € 29)

Piotr Rawicz, a survivor of the Lvov ghetto and of the camps of Auschwitz and Leitmeritz, is the author of one book on the destruction of the Eastern Europe Jews, Blood from the Sky. A fascinating story for the power of his narrative, the violent beauty of his writing, his defiance of convention and any standard, including the testimony. Because, according to the cruel and poetic terms that are specific to Rawicz's style, he recalls the assassination of a people, the chaotic flight of the survivors, but also to the difficulty of speaking of a tragedy, but in an oblique and indirect way. This book will (re)discover a long-forgotten man and a work through texts of critics and literary scholars who believe that the Blood from the Sky, in its splendor, is one of the great texts of the XXth century and through the testimony of those who knew Rawicz, an attractive and desperate character. Here are also collected some of his scattered and unpublished writings.

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Jean Améry. Il risentimento come
                            morale
II ed. Castelvecchi 2016


Jean Améry. Il risentimento come
                            morale
I ed. Franco Angeli 2002

JEAN AMÉRY. IL RISENTIMENTO COME MORALE
Castelvecchi, Roma, 2016
(ISBN 978-8869446078, Collana Le Navi, pp. 180, € 19,50)
NEW JULY 2016

I ed. - out of stock - Franco Angeli, Milano, 2002
(ISBN 88-464-3402-1, Collana Filosofia, Cod. 495.130, pp.160, € 16,50)

1st prize "Parola di Donna" 2003
Fiorino d'argento, "Premio Firenze" 2002
Award "Parlamento Europeo Anguillara Sabazia Città d'Arte" 2002
1st prize "Maestrale San Marco" 2002
1st prize "Il viaggio infinito" 2002

Jean Améry, "non-non-Jewish" writer and essayist, was a particularly sharp and sensitive Shoà witness. He is especially known for three essays of clear philosophical inspiration - At the Mind's Limits (Schocken Books, New York, 1986), On Aging: Revolt and Resignation (Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 1994), On Suicide: a discourse on voluntary death (Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 1999) - and for the anti-Flaubert novel Charles Bovary, country doctor.
This essay introduces Améry's work and deepens into some topics of Western thought - aging, suicide, the conception of time and the individual - but it addresses as well the issues of the Shoà, witnessing and literary creation, proposing a philosophical revaluation of resentment, as in re-sentir, the perceptive faculty and reflexive consciousness, "the emotional source of any authentic moral, which has always been that of the defeated" (Améry).

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The Document within the walls. The
                            Romance of Bassani
I ed., 1999


The Document within the walls. The
                            Romance of Bassani. 2nd
                            revised edn.
II ed., 2004

THE DOCUMENT WITHIN THE WALLS. THE ROMANCE OF BASSANI
Troubador Publishing, Leics, 1999, 2nd ed. 2004
(ISBN 1 899293 66 3, Troubador Italian Studies, £9.99)

Giorgio Bassani is an Italian-Jewish writer from Ferrara, famous mainly for The Garden of the Finzi-Contini, The Golden-Rimmed Eye Glasses and other novels, brought together in Il Romanzo di Ferrara (1980). In this monumental work, Bassani describes the life of the Italian Jews under Fascism.
Bassani may be seen not just as a fictional writer, but as a witness of persecution of Jews under Fascism; his Romance is not so much a novel but a multifaceted document on Jewish life in the Peninsula.
This volume takes into account a close reading of Bassani, literary theories on witnessing the Shoà, and the historical debate on Italian discriminatory politics. The book is thus both literary criticism and an analysis of anti-Semitism and Jewish assimilation in Italy. This second edition has been extensively revised to take into account recent opinions on the work of Bassani.
Copyright © Troubador Publishing 1999, 2004

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NOVELS

Gli
                          amici del fiume

GLI AMICI DEL FIUME
Guia Risari, ill. G. Rossi
San Paolo, Milano, 2017
(ISBN 978-8821599729, pp. 96, € 12,00)
NEW JANUARY 2017

On the banks of a great river, there live three friends: Adamo, a shy and curious hedgehog; Nina, a fierce duck who cannot swim nor fly; Taddeo, a hare convinced to be a carnivore. They are small, imaginative and a little cranky.

A joyful novel about the wonder, the fear, the pleasure of being together. A simple and deep story; a tribute to The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, to the river, to its creatures.

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Il
                          viaggio di Lea

IL VIAGGIO DI LEA
Guia Risari, ill. I. Bruno
EL Einaudi Ragazzi, San Dorligo della Valle, 2016
(ISBN 978-88-6656-330-3, pp. 224, € 14,00)
NEW JUNE 2016
SHORT-LISTED STREGA RAGAZZE E RAGAZZI AWARD 2016 Category +11

A dense, visionary novel, full of parallel adventures; a story meant for wandering, getting lost and finding the way. Full of humor, nuances, poetry and deep questions, to which we all must answer.

Why do we live? Why do people die? What is the sense of pain? Why do growing up and loving cause so much pain?

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La Porta di
                          Anne

LA PORTA DI ANNE
Guia Risari, ill. A. Floris
Mondadori, Segrate, 2016
(ISBN 978-88-04-65888-7, Contemporanea, pp. 176, € 16,00)
(ISBN 978-88-04-67381-1, Oscar Junior, genn. 2017, pp. 192, € 9,00)
NEW JANUARY 2016
SHORT-LISTED LETTERATURA RAGAZZI - CENTO AWARD 2016

When she woke up, Anne had the sensation that this would be a special day. She felt an unmotivated restlessness, the irresistible urge to move and jump, do somersaults and sing out. She wanted to run to the door of the shelter, she often stared with a mixture of gratitude and hope, and beat her palms on the door to be open. But that was not allowed, she knew it very well.

It is August 1944. At the first light of dawn, in the streets of Amsterdam, there is a house where everyone dreams. Peter dreams of green hills to cross on horseback. Auguste dreams of a fur. Otto dreams of ships to sail any ocean. Margot dreams of swimming in the pool. Fritz dreams of the woman he loves. Edith dreams of being a little girl again. Hermann dreams of walking in a meadow. Anne dreams of becoming a writer.

But the greatest dream, for all of them, is freedom: they have been holing up in a hiding for over two years to escape persecution against Jews and now expect the Allies to erase from Holland and the world the nightmare of Nazism. But in this story there is also the dream of the SS lieutenant Karl Josef Silberbauer: he wants to capture eight people hidden in an old building. And that morning, unfortunately, his dream becomes reality.

For the first time, a new point of view on the life of Anne Frank and the occupants of the Secret Annex, in the hours before their arrest.

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La puerta de Ana LA PUERTA DE ANA
Guia Risari, ill. A. Floris
Ediciones Castillo, México D.F., 2017
(ISBN 978-607-621-699-6, Castillo de la lectura, Serie Roja, 12+ años, pp. 192)

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Il Decamerino

IL DECAMERINO
Guia Risari, ill. E. Macellari
Mondadori, Segrate, 2015
(ISBN 978-88-04-65563-3, Primi Junior, pp. 128, € 9,50)

Ten children, tired of the usual stories told to them by adults, meet on the top of a hill to tell each other some tales they invented for the occasion. Every child evokes surprising and mysterious worlds, funny, strange or melancholic characters. Wrapped in that magical atmosphere, their tales become authentic and moving.

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Il taccuino di
                          Simone Weil

IL TACCUINO DI SIMONE WEIL
Guia Risari, ill. P. Valentinis
rueBallu, Palermo, 2014
(ISBN 978-88-95689-15-9, Jeunesse ottopiù, n. 6, pp. 148, € 22,00)
SPECIAL MENTION PREMIO LAURA ORVIETO 2013-2015

A philosophic novel that retraces - as a notebook - the path of an extraordinary thinker, who lived between the two World Wars and was a witness to the injustice of her time.

"«Why? What?». Non era facile rispondere, ma ci provavo. Con serietà. Non racconto mai storielle ai bambini, non li tratto mai da piccoli. Non hanno bisogno di bugie. Quelle le scopriranno più avanti nella vita. Si meritano invece tutta la verità e la profondità di cui siamo capaci..."

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SHORT STORIES

Aria

IL SOFFIO MILLENARIO
in Aria, Mediagraf, Noventa Padovana, 2012
(ISBN 978-88-88484-14-3, pp. 198, € 25.00)

Dopo l'acqua, il fuoco e la terra, è la volta dell'aria, l'ultimo dei quattro elementi affrontati dalla rassegna di illustrazione I colori del sacro; degli elementi è il più "leggero" e intangibile proprio per la sua immaterialità. Invisibile e impalpabile, è lo spazio che avvolge l'universo e tutte le cose che vi abitano, l'indefinita linea di confine tra terra e cielo, il punto di contatto tra spiritualità e materia.
(Da "Aria sulla carta... e non solo" di Andrea Nante)

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Le notti

QUARTO DI LUNA
Copyright © Guia Risari 2004-2011
in Miele e latte sotto la tua lingua, Compagnia delle lettere, Roma, 2011
(ISBN 978-88-905278-4-5, pp. 192, € 12.00)

Dove si cela la magia dell'eros multietnico?
L'espatrio è lacerazione. Alienazione. Il tuffo in una cultura estranea frantuma tutti i riferimenti abituali, l'identità si sbriciola nel labirinto di nuovi modelli di comportamento.
Per trovare l'equilibrio fra due mondi, il migrante ha estremo bisogno di relazioni, di calore e di affetto.
E così come nel suo modo di comunicare fa capolino la struttura rassicurante della lingua madre, nel suo modo di amare traspare un linguaggio del corpo diverso, straniero.
È questa latenza sensuale la protagonista dei racconti di Miele e latte sotto la tua lingua: in queste pagine autori italiani e migranti ci raccontano la poetica dell'altrove, l'eros tenero o violento, fugace o coniugale, di un Paese sempre più misto, meticcio, multietnico.

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Le
                          notti

DIARIO DI MILAIDIS DE LOS ANGELES CASANOVA CARMINA
Copyright © Guia Risari 2003
in Le Notti, Empirìa, Roma, 2003
(ISBN 88-87450-23-4, Euforbia, pp. 176, € 12.50)

My country is the night, says Anna Maria Ortese. The night as solitude and silence which support the concentration and the work of writing, when thought and fantasy, reflection and invention - far from lights and voices of the day - can follow their path and switch on their inner lights. The night as a representation of writing which silences and closes the real voices into the dark in order to tell them.

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SURREALISM

Il
                          pescespada e la serratura

IL PESCESPADA E LA SERRATURA
100 IPOTESI CONTRO L'IMPOSSIBILE

Guia Risari, ill. F.T. Altan
Beisler Editore, Roma, 2007
(ISBN 978-88-7459-012-4, Il pescespada, pp. 32, € 11,90)

Il pesce spada e la serratura [The swordfish and the lock] is a short surrealistic text starting with a statement: a swordfish cannot look through a key-hole.
A series of explanations to this situation that - we have to admit - results to be rather unpleasant (mainly for the swordfish) are suggested in 100 aphorisms, each time poetic, provocative, detective, romantic, engaged, perfectly rational, all of them, considering the premise, possible.
The aphorisms go wonderfully with the images by Altan who chose and illustrated with humour some of the funniest hypotheses.
The aphorisms are a genre speaking to an adult public. Nonetheless, they represent for children too a source of amusement and arouse their capacity to associate fantastic binomials.

(Suggested age range: from 7 to 107 years)

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L'alfabeto dimezzato

L'ALFABETO DIMEZZATO
STORIE DI COCCODRILLI SCOTTATI E SCIMPANZÉ IN PISCINA

Guia Risari, ill. C. Carrer
Beisler Editore, Roma, 2007
(ISBN 978-88-7459-013-1, Il pescespada, pp. 32, € 11,90)

A special alphabetiser, where simple or composed consonants receive the attention they deserve in the end. B, hard C, sweet C, passing through GL, GN, H and finishing with W, X, Y, Z. Playing with funny alliterations, the author composes 27 surrealistic micro stories, a never naïf divertissement in the tradition of Munari and Scialoja. Illustrated by the witty and imaginative Chiara Carrer.

(Suggested age range: from 7 to 107 years)

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POEMS AND ARTIST BOOKS

Le Chat-âme

LE CHAT ÂME
Guia Risari, ill. G. Herbéra
éditions MeMo, Nantes, 2010
(ISBN 978.2.35289.094.2, pp. 48, € 15)

A universal portrait of the cat.

The lyricism of the poem written by Guia Risari finds its match in the beautiful paintings by Ghislaine Herbéra.

Every cat is a soul jumping from life to life...

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La Terre Respire

LA TERRE RESPIRE
Guia Risari, ill. A. Sanna
éditions MeMo, Nantes, 2008
(ISBN 978-2-35289-036-2, pp. 36, € 18)

La terre respire is a hymn to the beauty of the world. One day two brothers hear a heartbeat and throw themselves into an adventure to find its source. They discover that the Earth is big and it shelters as many hearts as destinies...
A sensation of immensity and a very beautiful meeting between the poetic voice of Guia Risari and the artist Alessandro Sanna.

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Quattro stagioni

QUATTRO STAGIONI
Copyright © Guia Risari 2003
in Annuario di poesia italiana 2003, Antonio Stango, Roma, 2002

Twenty-one authors, twenty-one life routes, twenty-one writings different for theme and style. Not a yearbook "of the" poetry, but "of" poetry.

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TALES

I tre
							 porcellini d'India

I TRE PORCELLINI D'INDIA
Guia Risari, ill. V. Valenza
ELI edizioni, Recanati, 2017
(ISBN 9788846 836397, pp. 32, € 4,90)
NEW APRIL 2017

A wolf and three guinea pigs who, coming from afar, may not know his terrible secret. Thus, after a series of attempts, traps and blows, the wolf finds himself increasingly skinny. The three Guinea pigs are really tough. And they have no intention of letting him get away with it... An amazing ending, an original and sparkling new version of a classic fairytale loved by everyone.

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Se fossi un
                          uccellino

SE FOSSI UN UCCELLINO
Guia Risari, ill. S. Mulazzani
ELI edizioni, Recanati, 2016
(ISBN 9788846 835659, pp. 34, € 4,90)
NEW SEPTEMBER 2016

A little girl follows the tireless path of a bird. From the windowsill to the tree, the roofs, the sky, the sun and back to earth.
The bird is not only an air acrobat, but also a messenger, combining two universes with an invisible ribbon.

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Il pigiama verde

IL PIGIAMA VERDE
Guia Risari, ill. A. Alemanno
Coccole books, Cosenza, 2016
(ISBN 9788898346622, pp. 32, € 11,50)
NEW SEPTEMBER 2016

Andrea can not stand to get ready for bed. One day he receives from his father the gift of green pyjamas. Not ordinary pyjamas, but an outfit suitable for the most extraordinary adventures one can imagine.

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El vuelo de la familia Knitter

EL VUELO DE LA FAMILIA KNITTER
Guia Risari, ill. A. Castagnoli
A Buen Paso, Barcelona, 2016
(ISBN 978-84-944076-9-7, pp. 36, € 16,00)

The Knitter family is quite an average family, it includes a father, a mother, two children, a dog, a cat and a canary. Indeed, quite an ordinary family, that is until their pet canary teaches everyone to fly! Everyone develops his flying style, so much so that when the holidays come around, the whole family decide to fly to its destination: a deserted and paradise like island. The days spent on the island feel like a dream, but every dream has to come to an end, or so says the father. And it is unwillingly that the family prepares to fly back home, although... Is that true that every dream comes to an end?

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Il volo della famiglia Knitter

IL VOLO DELLA FAMIGLIA KNITTER
Guia Risari, ill. A. Castagnoli
Bohem Press, Trieste, 2016
(ISBN 978-88-95818-72-6, pp. 36, € 15,80)
NEW SEPTEMBER 2016

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Je m'appelle Nako

JE M'APPELLE NAKO
Guia Risari, ill. M. Dulain
Éditions Le baron perché, Paris, 2014
(ISBN 978-2-36080-099-5, pp. 40, € 16,00)

Nako lives in a house with wheels, along with his fears and dreams. He doesn't care what people call him, he knows he belongs everywhere. Music is part of his life and he wants to be free, just like the horses he loves so much.
A story neither sad nor moralistic, just a fresh approach to a people proud of their history and lifestyle.

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El regalo dela giganta

EL REGALO DE LA GIGANTA
Guia Risari, ill. B. Martín Terceño
A Buen Paso, Barcelona, 2013
(ISBN 978-84-941579-0-5, pp. 48, € 19,00)

Somewhere, in a remote place, there lives a woman so big and powerful that her yawns create the wind, her cries the rain and her laughters infects people.
She is the giantess, a sort of soul of the world, who welcomes everyone: plants, animals, humans. And she knows how to keep the secrets of the most timid.
A poetic song of a universe ruled by the laws of harmony and love.

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Il regalo della gigantessa - Buk Buk

IL REGALO DELLA GIGANTESSA
Guia Risari, ill. B. Martín Terceño
Buk Buk, Trapani, 2015
(ISBN 978-88-98065-10-3, pp. 48, € 16,00)

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O presente da giganta - MOV palavras

O PRESENTE DA GIGANTA
Guia Risari, ill. B. Martín Terceño
MOV palavras, Barueri, 2015
(ISBN 978-85-68590-21-8, pp. 48, R$ 52,00)

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Le
                          Petit Chaperon bleu

LE PETIT CHAPERON BLEU
Guia Risari, ill. C. Pollet
Éditions Le baron perché, Paris, 2012
(ISBN 978-2-36080-054-4, pp. 40, € 15,90)

A dark forest, a rather boring grandmother, a little red cape...Red? No, blue!
This book tells the story of a unique wolf and a very special little riding hood.
Lively and brave, the girl does not listen to any kind of story and challenges her companion to a special kind of game...
A modern and amazing version of the famous tale.

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Caperucita Azul - Ed Castillo

CAPERUCITA AZUL
(South America and USA in Spanish)
Ediciones Castillo, S.A de C.V., Mexico, 2013
(ISBN 978-6-07463-930-8, pp. 35, $110,00)

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Gli
                          occhiali fantastici

GLI OCCHIALI FANTASTICI
Guia Risari, ill. S. Rea
Panini, Modena, 2010
(ISBN 9788857001760, Le due lune a Colori, pp. 48, € 6,20)

Lucio is a strange child. He sees things that do not exist: martians, people who are waiting for the bus without moving, giant chickens. Is he just very imaginative or is there something else? The encounter with a "great magician" with a white gown and strange tools will change his life. The glasses the man will give him are extraordinary and allow Lucio to see things never seen.
A funny story to compare different points of view.

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La coda canterina

LA CODA CANTERINA
Guia Risari, ill. V. Lopíz
Topipittori, Milano, 2010
(ISBN 8889210486, pp. 32, € 14)

And if one morning you woke up with a tail singing nostalgic Russian songs, what would you do? Would you call the firefighters? Or the baker? The tobacconist? Or the butcher? The undertaker? Or even the mayor? That's what happens in a tiny village, « so small that its name was bigger that the village », when Ivan wakes up with a « beautiful, long, strong and mint » tail which doesn't stay quiet a second, but sings and dances... Mad of joy, the singing tail will rush the procession of adults in an unexpected wandering that is going to make everybody dazed, happy and a bit wiser.

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La Terre Respire

FILASTROCCA DEI SEI SENSI and L'ODE DELL'ACCIUGA
Copyright © Guia Risari 2005
in Le più belle filastrocche di tutti i tempi
collected by Davide Bregola, Liberamente Editore, Siena, 2009
(ISBN 88-6311-105-7, pp. 172, € 9,90)

An extraordinary collection of the most beautiful nursery rhymes ever. Rhymes of great writers and contemporary poets, rhymes taken from the folk tradition, dialectal rhymes and, at the end, a "workshop" to create funny and fantastic rhymes.

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Il
                          cavaliere che pestò la coda al drago

IL CAVALIERE CHE PESTÒ LA CODA AL DRAGO
Guia Risari, ill. I. Urbinati
EDT-Giralangolo, Torino, 2008
(ISBN 8860403480, pp. 32, € 11)

A knight who studied the stories of dragons from all over the world leaves in search of a frightening monster he read about in books. A dragon who apparently is used to frying in a pan whoever dares to tread on his tail. But, at the end of the journey, the knight discovers that things are not exactly like that.

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Aquiles el puntito

AQUILES EL PUNTITO (Castilian)
Guia Risari, ill. M. Taeger
Kalandraka, Pontevedra, 2006
(ISBN 84-96388-35-2, Libros para soñar, pp. 40, € 15)

Aquiles el puntito is a formation tale: a little dot was born on a white sheet and sets off on an exploration which is at the same time a growing process. (Guia Risari)

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Aquiles translations ACHILLE IL PUNTINO (Italian)
Kalandraka Italia, Firenze, 2008
(ISBN 978-88-95933-03-0, Libri per sognare, pp. 40, € 15)

AQUILES O PUNTIÑO (Galician)
translated by Xosé Ballesteros
Kalandraka, Pontevedra, 2006
(ISBN 84-8464-568-1, MareMar, pp. 40, € 15)

AQUIL·LES EL PUNTET (Catalan)
translated by Joao Barahona
Kalandraka-Hipòtesi, Pontevedra-Barcelona, 2006
(ISBN 84-934380-0-6, pp. 40, € 15)

AQUILES O PONTINHO (Portuguese)
translated by Elisabete Ramos
Kalandraka Portugal, Lisboa, 2008
(ISBN 978-972-8781-84-2, pp. 40, € 15)

작은 하나 (Korean)
Hansol Education, Seoul, 2008
(ISBN 9788953558960, pp.40, 원 9500)


La macchina di Celestino

LA MACCHINA DI CELESTINO
Guia Risari, ill. C. Mariniello
Lapis, Roma, 2006
(ISBN 88-7874-014-4, I due per due, pp. 24, € 11,00)

The traffic in town is grey and chaotic. But Celestino has a wonderful idea: to paint his car turquoise to cheer up the congested streets. However, turquoise is not a neutral colour. Soon Celestino's car transforms itself into something else. Birds are the first to realize it. Then flowers, fish and eventually the whole town. A funny, ecological parabola whose protagonists are an inventive man, nature and one colour.

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Pane e oro

PANE E ORO
Guia Risari, ill. C. Mariniello
Panini, Modena, 2004
(ISBN 88-8290647-7, Le due lune a Colori, pp. 48, € 6,20)

In a big city in the North there lived a child whose only toy was a pencil and a sheet of paper. She loved drawing, but most of all she adored the alphabet. When she happened to write a word, then strange things occurred...

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Nino Mangialegno

NINO MANGIALEGNO
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in Parole di legno, Illustrated by Tullio Altan
Campanotto Editore, Pasian di Prato, 2002
(ISBN 88-456-0474-8, Fantasia, pp. 193, € 10)

Since the origins of mankind to the chair, the wood is the protagonist of this thematic anthology which collects authors for adults and for children. A passionate literary game to know and understand trends and characters of the best contemporary writing.

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