作者Simona Ciraolo出生於義大利薩丁尼亞島，並在國家電影學院修習動畫，後移居英國，在劍橋美術學院取得童書插畫碩士學位。創作風格迷人俏皮，充滿熱情想像，著有《Hug Me》、《The Lines on Nana’s Face》等作品。
A young girl sets out to find out exactly what happened to her sister. Who is this new sister? Why does she never want to play anymore?
For anyone who has ever felt left behind, Simona Ciraolo, the best-selling author of "Hug Me," paints a touchingly sweet portrayal of the transience of childhood and how adolescence and growing up can be a truly mystifying experience.
Simona Ciraolo is a Sardinian born author and illustrator whose witty and endearing tales recently won her the Sebastian Walker Award. Ciraolo studied animation at the National Film School in Turin, Italy, before moving to the United Kingdom where she undertook an MA in children's book illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. She has also worked as a freelance 2D animator for children's TV shows and illustrated five picture books for an independent Italian publisher. Simona lives in South London.