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Tony Wolf

Tony Wolf is one of the most loved children’s authors all over the world. His books are in the libraries of almost all families, but few know that behind that name is hiding a reserved Italian illustrator … The true name of Tony Wolf is Antonio Lupatelli. He is born in 1930, he began his career working with Pagot Film and later with the British publisher Fleetway. When he come back in Italy, he started collaborating with the Corriere dei Piccoli, then with Fratelli Fabbri Editore and finally with Dami Editore. Lupatelli also had a long collaboration with the publisher The Scarabeo of Turin: he has realized many tarot including The targots of the gnomes, famous for being the smallest tarot deck ever published.