Cipollino, by Raoul Verdini

Raoul Verdini began to work as a journalist at the age of 22. In 1931, he began a collaboration with Marc'Aurelio magazine, which lasted until 1943. He also worked for Il Balilla during this period. After the Liberation, he contributed to shortlived titles like Il Partigiano, Il Pettirosso, L'Asino, Il Pasquino and Marforio, and took part in the launch of the political and satirical weekly Liscio & Busso, together with Angelo Migneco and Augusto Camerini. In addition, he worked for children's magazines like Il Pionere, for which he created 'Cipollino', 'Le Maschere', 'Chicchirichio', and illustrated 'La Filstrocca di Pinocchio' with scripts by Gianni Rodari.

Chicchiricchi, by Raoul Verdini

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