Germano Zullo was born in Geneva in 1968. He is Italian and Swiss. He is the author of numerous and diverse works: illustrated books for young people, screenplays, stories, comics, short stories, plays, poetry, novels, chronicles… He regularly collaborates with his wife, the artist Albertine. He has received, among other awards, the prestigious Prix Sorcière in 2011 and the Bologna Ragazzi Award for Fiction in 2016. His books have been translated in many countries.