Timpa doesn’t just read fairytales, she inhabits them—stepping right into the world of Sleeping Beauty, Pinocchio, and even the Frog Prince. Nine new Timpa adventures for readers aged 2-6.
Altan worked as a screenwriter in Rome before moving to Rio de Janeiro in 1970, where his first comic strips were published in local papers. His most famous creations, including Timpa, began appearing in Italy in the late seventies. He has had personal exhibitions in Zurich and Udine. He currently lives in Aquileia, Italy Timpa ("Pimpa" in Italian) Web site