Laura Francesca Filippucci was born in Milan, Italy, where she lives with her husband, also an illustrator, and their three children. After graduating in classical studies, she majored in Illustration at the Institute of European Design in her hometown, then attended a children's book illustration course at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Laura works with traditional media, watercolors and ink on Arches watercolor paper. 

Honors: Communication Arts Illustration Annual, Graphis, 3 x 3 Illustration Annual, UNICEF Award winner at the 25th Illustrators' Exhibition at the Bologna Children's Book Fair.

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