Dario Cestaro is an author of children's books, coming up with concept, story and illustrations. He has specialised in the creation of pop-up books, taking care of the technical aspect too. The media he uses range from watercolour to colouring on the computer to collage. He has also worked as a stage designer. Franca Lugato has devoted herself for years to popularisation of the historical and artistic heritage of Venice, working with various museums and cultural institutions. In 1996, together with Alessandra Bassotto, she founded the ARTEmisia group in Venice, which develops innovative approaches to education for museums.