Friday Favorites #6

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Tressa over at Tressa’s Wishful Endings
hosts this meme, Friday Favorites.  I use this opportunity to highlight and feature some of my favorite illustrators.

This week I am spotlighting one of my new discoveries.  Nicoletta Costa!  She has illustrated some of my kids’ favorite books and I love her simple, adorable style.  I don’t have a bio for her because her website is all in Italian (I think), and I just had to click around without knowing what I was looking at. 

I love the way she can take a few simple lines and give them so much expression.

I discovered Nicoletta Costa when I started reviewing children’s ebooks for Kite Readers.  She has illustrated quite a few of their classic stories and my kids just love her artwork.  Her style is so sweet and calming.  It’s perfect for picture books!


Nicoletta’s Website

Books with Art by Nicoletta Costa:










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    Tressa S
    July 19, 2013 at 6:00 pm

    Super cute! I look forward to these posts every week. 🙂

    Tressa @ Tressa's Wishful Endings

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    Adriana Garcia
    July 20, 2013 at 4:17 am

    Her artwork looks so familiar! I think it's the cats nose… Where do I recognize her illustrations from!!!?? Ugh. I've looked up a bunch of kids shows but I can't figure it out. Anyways very cute <3 I love the witch with her head stuck in a book.

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      reviewkidsbooks@gmail.com
      July 21, 2013 at 8:24 pm

      Hmmm, I don't know if she's worked on any kid's shows. If I could have found some info in English, maybe I would know more! 🙂

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