I Love Chocolate (Hardcover)

By Davide Cali, Evelyn Daviddi (Illustrator)

Tundra Books (NY), 9780887769122, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 10, 2009



I love chocolates because each one can be a surprise -- you have to taste them all to find out what's inside

What's not to like about chocolate? It smells good and tastes even better. In I Love Chocolate, readers will experience the taste, smell, and color of the world's most beloved treat through the eyes of a child. Whether you savor this book slowly or devour it with gusto, readers will appreciate -- and crave -- the content in this yummy book that is perfect for children ... and grown-ups, too.

About the Author

Davide Cali began his career as a cartoon writer for the Italian magazine Linus. He began writing children's books in 2000, and since then, he has published twenty books for children; the first four of which he illustrated himself. His book Piano Piano received a Bologna Ragazzi Special Award and the Switzerland Enfantaisies Prize. He is also the co-author of I Can't Wait, winner of the Baobob Prize. At the age of thirty, Cali has received the Belgium Libbylit Award, and France's SNCF award. His books have been published in France, Italy, and Austria, and translations of his books have been published in eighteen countries. Cali lives in Genoa, Italy. Evelyn Daviddi was born in Carpi, Italy. She trained at the European Institute of Design in Milano. Evelyn works as an illustrator for many European publishers, including ZOOlibri. Her extensive background includes illustrating for magazines, advertising, fashion, and cartoons.

Praise For I Love Chocolate

Praise for Mama Robot:
“. . . Mama Robot is a perfect melding of text and illustration in a story that satisfies.” — Quill & Quire, starred review

“This wonderful book should not only charm children, but also any mothers who are torn between giving their children all the attention they want and earning a living. The illustrations are fantastic. . . . This is an absolutely delightful book that will be read over and over again.” — Resource Links