Todays Doodle celebrates the centennial birthday of Italian writer and journelist Gianni Rodari, generally acclaimed as one of the most compelling Italian youngsters’ writers of the twentieth century.
Rodari gained prestige for available accounts of imagination that consolidated certifiable 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 noteworthy worldwide distinctions in youngsters’ writing.
Gianni Rodari was conceived on this day in 1920 in the northern Italian town of Omegna. Intrigued from the get-go in kids’ training, he initially instructed at a grade school before he progressed to fill in as a journalist.
In light of his past experience, his editors approached him to compose for the paper’s kids’ part, starting his famous vocation in youngsters’ 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 “Phone Tales,” considered by some to be his magnum opus.
Rodari proceeded to create an assortment of dearest writing over the next many years, winning 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 kids’ writing, Rodari won many significant honors for a mind-blowing duration, and today his works have been converted into more than 20 dialects.
Happy birthday, Gianni Rodari, and thank you for rejuvenating your creative mind for ages to appreciate.