Laura Francesca Filippucci
Laura 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 Istituto Europeo di Design in her hometown, then attended a children’s book illustration course at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

She concentrated for many years in magazine illustration, then she focused in children’s book illustration, working for English, American and Italian publishers.

She has also worked as an illustration teacher at the Istituto Europeo di Design and Politecnico Bovisa in Milano.
She occasionally draws for children at primary schools in her hometown.

Her works have been published in Communication Arts Illustration Annual, Graphis, 3X3 Illustration Annual.

She was an UNICEF Award winner at the 25th Illustrators’ Exhibition at Bologna Children’s Book Fair.

She usually works with watercolours and ink on Arches paper.
NorthSouth Books, Zurich , New York
The Creative Company-Creative Editions, Mankato, MN, USA
Simon & Schuster, New York
Walker & Company (Bloomsbury USA), New York
Charlesbridge, Watertown MA
Sleeping Bear Press, Chelsea MI
Sleeping Bear Press, Chelsea MI
Ottenheimer Publishers, Baltimore, MD
Gallery Children’s Books (East West), London
Idea Libri, Milano
Carthusia, Milano
Sperling & Kupfer, Milano
Giorgio Mondadori, Milano (Bell’Italia, Airone Junior, AD)
Rusconi Editore, Milano
Gruner Und Jahr, Milano
Rizzoli, Milano
Tecniche Nuove, Milano