Little Genius Books is an independent publisher of children’s books, specializing in creating high-quality, affordable content. We are forward-thinking and on trend, with an eye for the perfect illustrations and an ear for engaging storytelling. Publishing a diverse range of board books, picture books, activity books, nonfiction, novelty, and more, our philosophy is to offer fresh design, innovative formats, and compelling content so children everywhere can laugh, learn, and be captivated.
Franco Tempesta was born in Milan, Italy. Since he was a child, he loved drawing animals, dinosaurs, and dragons. Specializing in naturalistic illustration, in the last ten years he has focused his attention on the realization of realistic images of dinosaurs and primitive mammals. He has collaborated with national and foreign publishers, such as Smithsonian, National Geographic, Random House, Firecrest Publishing, Geoworld, and important advertising agencies of Italy. Since 1990, he has been a member of the Italian Illustrators Association. In April 2014, the Museum of Paleontology of Naples hosted a permanent exhibition dedicated to his illustrations of dinosaurs. Franco Tempesta loves nature, the sea, diving, and traveling.
Publisher: Little Genius Books (September 7, 2021)