Leo Lionni

Leo Lionni

(Avtor, Ilustrator)

Leo Lionni (1910-1999) je bil rojen v družini italijanskih korenin na Nizozemskem. Leta 1939 se je preselil v ZDA, še prej pa je nekaj let živel v Italiji. Najprej je bil uspešen slikar, nato je doštudiral ekonomijo in zelo uspešno vodil različne oglasne agencije, pri katerih je skrbel za stranke kot so Ford, Chrysler in podobni. Kasneje je urejal tudi revijo Forune. Leta 1962 se je vrnil v Italijo in začel pisati ter ilustrirati otroške knjige. Izdal jih je preko štirideset. Že leta 1962 je prejel nagrado Lewis Carol. Štirikrat je prejel nagrado Caldecott Honor Winner, nagrajen je bil z Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in za življenjsko delo prejel nagrado American Institue of Grafic Arts Gold Medal.

Nagrade

“Art Director of the Year” nagrada National Society of Art Directors, 1955
"Architectural League Gold Medal", 1956
"New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year", 1959 (Mali modri in mali rumeni)
"ALA Caldecott Honor Books" zmagovalec, 1966 (Fredrick)
"Oppenheim Toy Portfolio" zmagovalec, 2009 (Mali modri in mali rumeni)

Bibliografija

  • Alexander and the Wind-up Mouse
  • The Alphabet Tree
  • The Biggest House in the World
  • A Busy Year
  • A Color of His Own
  • Colors to Talk About
  • Cornelius: A Fable
  • An Extraordinary Egg
  • Fish is Fish
  • A Flea Story
  • Frederick
  • Geraldine, the Music Mouse
  • The Greentail Mouse
  • I Want to Stay Here! I Want to Go There!: A Flea Story
  • In the Rabbitgarden
  • Inch by Inch
  • It's Mine
  • Let's Make Rabbits: A Fable
  • Let's Play
  • Letters to Talk About
  • Mali modri in mali rumeni (Little Blue and Little Yellow)
  • Matthew's Dream
  • Mouse Days: A Book of Seasons
  • Mr. McMouse
  • Nadarin
  • Nicolas, Where Have You Been?
  • Numbers to Talk About
  • On My Beach There are Many Pebbles
  • Parallel Botany
  • Pezzettino
  • Pulgada a Pulgada
  • Six Crows: A Fable
  • Swimmy
  • Theodore and the Talking Mushroom
  • Tico and the Golden Wings
  • Tillie and the Wall
  • Una Piedra Extraordinaria
  • What?: Pictures to Talk About
  • When?: Pictures to Talk About
  • Where?: Pictures to Talk About
  • Who?: Pictures to Talk About
  • Words to Talk About