Assia is a freelance children’s illustrator currently based in Bologna. She graduated in Modern Literature in Rome and in Languages of Comics at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna, thus reconciling her two natures, storyteller and illustrator. She loves mixing techniques, from gouaches to digital, to pencils and oil pastels, the important thing is that there is something colorful. She has worked drawing illustrated books, puzzles, board games and comics for publishers such as Ravensburger, Centro Studi Erickson, Castoro Editore. Her passions are to accumulate books, drink herbal teas and dream of a world full of dinosaurs.