"When I paint I think of all the faraway places the wind reaches and hope to hear from them. I enjoy finding connections between nature and the ones living in it, collecting them as memories on a soft cotton paper". Anna Emilia, from Tampere. SUPER !
STACIE SWIFT, illustrator
How is your bed? My bed is tall, the top of a set of bunkbeds. My little sister sleeps on the lower bunk. I like climbing the ladder up into my bed and watching the birds and rainbows on my wall.Which kind of meal you do not like? I don’t like fish, not even fish fingers. And your favourite? I like to eat jam tarts, my mum makes them with me in our little kitchen. Your favorite book to read? I like Mr Men and Little Miss books, I have a big collection. I think I would be Little Miss Chatterbox. Have you got an imaginary friend? I don’t have an imaginary friend but my dad makes up lots of friends for me, he tells me lots of stories about animal friends he meets each day!
PATRICIA GEIS, illustrator How is your bed? Now that I have a new baby brother and I’m a big girl, I sleep in a huge white bed! With a white and light cover in summer and a heavy tartan blanket in winter. Which kind of meal you do not like? I don´t like spinachs at all even if Popeye is so strong because he eats al lot of them! And your favourite? I love lemon pie and potato chips. Your favorite book to read? My favourites are all the Tove Jannson’s Moomins books. They are so surprising and funny. I love their black and white illustrations. Have you got an imaginary friend? I don’t, but my brother has one. His name is Cacholis. I have never seen him.
RADA LEWIS, illustator How is your bed? I have a wooden cot and a gramophone next to it. I listen to Pinocchio. There is a Polish Beatles poster on the wall infront of the bed. Which kind of meal you do not like? I hate anything with garlic and onion in it. And your favourite? I like plain yogurt with crushed bicuits and love the hard to find then in Bulgaria Kindereggs. Your favorite book to read? Afrikan tales illustrated by Maraya. Have you got an imaginary friend? No. I am a lonely queen on an imaginary background.
CONNIE WONG, illustrator
Which kind of meal you do not like? I hate bitter melon. And your favourite? I love deep fired milk from a dim sum restaurant by my house.
Your favorite book to read? Old Master Q Comic, its funny!
Have you got an imaginary friend? You mean the puppy that I ride to school everyday?
GIULIA SAGRAMOLA – illustrator How is your bed? My bed is a wooden bunk bed and it has been built by my grandfather for my little sister and I, I love it. The blanket is a checked cotton one, coloured with pink, yellow, orange and light blue.
Which kind of meal you do not like? and your favourite? I hate cheese, because I made myself sick eating it when I was 2 years old. I really like strawberries.
Your favorite book? I read lots of book, one of my favourites is The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter.
Have you got an imaginary friend? Yes, he’s called Emanuele and he’s 6 years old (I’m 4).