A Brief Summary of Leo Lionni
Leo Lionni was a famous author, who wrote many children's books during his writing days. He also gained popularity for his designs, paintings, illustration, and sculptures. Born in 1910 to Dutch parents, and even though his education didn't have a proper arts degree, the passion was always there. With the business training he received, his interest in art and design grew extensively. As an author, he started his career in 1959, during which he wrote the book Little Blue and Little Yellow. After which he wrote almost 40 universally recognized children's books. Due to his achievements as an expert children's novelist, he received many awards. He died in October of 1999 in his home in Tuscany, Italy at 89 years of age.