Mariachiara Di Giorgio studied illustration at the European Institut of Design in Rome and at the ENSAD in Paris. As a student, she began working as a storyboard artist and concept designer for films and commercials. She has made many children’s books published all over the world. In 2017 she published Professional Crocodile (Topipittori) a wordless book that received numerous awards. Her latest book is Midnight Fair by Gideon Sterer (Walker Books). She lives in Rome, Italy.