About the author

Gabriele Zucchelli

Gabriele Zucchelli is an animation director, whose work includes cartoon characters, realistic animals and fantastical creatures. He has contributed to several hand-drawn productions and blockbuster CGI movies including&nbsp;Harry Potter, Disney’s latest&nbsp;Lion King&nbsp;and the Oscar-winning&nbsp;Jungle Book. The&nbsp;Almondine&nbsp;trilogy is his first series of children’s novels. <br>