Leo Lionni

Leo Lionni (May 5, 1910 – October 11, 1999) was an author and illustrator of children's books. Born in the Netherlands, he moved to Italy and lived there before moving to the United States in 1939, where he worked as an art director for several advertising agencies, and then for Fortune magazine. He returned to Italy in 1962 and started writing and illustrating children's books. In 1962, his book Inch by Inch was awarded the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award.

To purchase books by Leo Lionni, please visit the Penguin Random House website at Penguin Random House - Leo Lionni.

The family of Leo Lionni retains the copyright to all of his artworks. For permission to use his artworks for editorial or commercial projects, contact Annie Lionni at annie@leolionni.com.

A portion from sales of products featuring works in the Leo Lionni collection is paid back to the artist's estate.

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