Chiara Fedele

Chiara Fedele was born in Milan, where she attended the Brera Academy. Her illustrations have appeared in many picture books, including Yaffa and Fatima: Shalom, Salaam and The Rabbi and the Reverend: Joachim Prinz, Martin Luther King Jr., and Their Fight Against Silence. Chiara also teaches drawing and painting techniques. She lives in Pavia, Italy.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

The Neverending Story

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

Gary Kelley, Manuele Fior, John Klassen

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

I always loved drawing and I always loved books.

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

Don’t take the short way, be always curios to try every path in your artworks