Silvia Vecchini was born in Perugia in 1975. She graduated in Modern Literature and she’s passionate about poetry. For years, she has written picture books and novels for children and young adults. She was awarded Premio Boscarato for graphic novels and Orbil Balloon. She writes screenplays for comic stories and columns for children's magazines. Most of her books have been translated into foreign languages. She regularly holds reading and writing workshops for children and young adults in schools, libraries and bookshops.