Happy birthday, Gianni Rodari, and thank you for rejuvenating your imagination to life for generations to appreciate.
The present Doodle praises the centennial birthday of Italian writer and journalist Gianni Rodari, broadly acclaimed as one of the most persuasive Italian kids’ writers of the twentieth century.
Rodari won eminence for available accounts of imagination that consolidated genuine social issues, including “Il romanzo di Cipollino” (“The Tale of The Little Onion,” 1951), which is spoken to in the present Doodle.
In 1970, he turned into the first–and to this date just Italian to win the Hans Christian Andersen Award for composing, one of the most elevated global distinctions in youngsters’ writing.
Gianni Rodari was born on this day in 1920 in the northern Italian town of Omegna. Intrigued from the get-go in youngsters’ instruction, he previously educated at a primary school before he progressed to function as a journalist.
In light of his past experience, his editors approached him to compose for the paper’s kids’ part, starting his notable profession in kids’ writing. By 1960 he had composed enough material to distribute his first book, “Nursery Rhymes in the Sky and on Earth.”
After two years he delivered his hit story assortment “Telephone Tales,” considered by some to be his show-stopper. Rodari proceeded to make an assortment of dearest writing over the next many years, gaining his place as an easily recognized name in Italy. He at the same time contributed vigorously to the nation’s instructive change development.
For his commitments to youngsters’ writing, Rodari won many significant honors for a mind-blowing duration, and today his works have been converted into more than 20 dialects.