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Sergio Ruzzier

Author / Illustrator

Sergio Ruzzier is an author and illustrator of picture books.

Born in Milan, Italy, in 1966, he began his career as an illustrator and comic strip author in 1986. In 1995 he moved to the U.S.A., where he’s been creating pictures and stories published all around the world.

He was a recipient of the 2011 Sendak Fellowship.

Some of his most recent picture books are This Is Not a Picture Book!Two Mice, and Good Boy. His comic book for early readers The Party and Other Stories, first volume of the Fox + Chick series, was awarded the 2019 Geisel Honor award.

You can learn more about Sergio Ruzzier on his website.

Photo by Matt Carr.


Fox & Chick The Party
Fox & Chick The Quiet Boat Ride
Good Boy
Whose Shoe?
Two Mice
This Is Not A Picture Book
A Round of Robins
Bear and Bee
Roar Like a Dandelion

Festival Testimonials

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