Odair is one of the “Designers of All Things,” grandson of the famous and esteemed inventor of the rainbow. Banished to the insect laboratory as punishment for his overactive imagination, obstinate Odair dreams of making an insect that is a cross between a bird and a flower. One day, after a helpful chat with a dog, he “invents” the butterfly.
Wolf Erlbruch (Wuppertal, Germany) has reached a generation of readers with his illustrations and his fables. He is the author of over a twenty-five illustrated books published worldwide, and the recipient of many international prizes. He currently lives in Wuppertal, where he is a professor of illustration at the University.
Gioconda Belli was born in Nicaragua. She is famous throughout the world for her novels and her poetry. The Butterfly Workshop is a story both for children and for adults who have not lost the child within. She currently lives in Los Angeles.