Project Description


ORDER the book
27 July 2021
RRP: $24.99
ISBN: 9781922419521
Hardback,  288 pages
175 x 125mm

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Garden Like a Nono

by Jaclyn Crupi

In Garden Like a Nonno, Jaclyn Crupi uncovers the secrets of the green-thumbed nonnos. Whether you have a tiny balcony or a sprawling backyard, you’ll be growing your own fruit and veg in no time with a little guidance from the nonnos.

Featuring gardening tips and tricks, recipes for preserving your produce, plus classic nonno sayings, Garden Like a Nonno will help you to get in touch with your inner Italian. La dolce vita awaits!

PRAISE for Garden Like a Nonno

‘This book is full of the most invaluable life lessons passed through the generations. It’s so important to keep these traditions alive.’ Guy Grossi, chef and restaurateur.

About the Author

Jaclyn Crupi is a bookseller at Hill of Content Bookshop in Melbourne and a freelance book editor and project manager.

She has written several children’s books ranging from board books for babies to series fiction for middle graders to craft kits for tweens and teens.

Jaclyn has worked in publishing and bookselling since 2002. She has a Bachelor of Arts (English and Cinema Studies) from Melbourne University and a Graduate Diploma in Editing and Publishing from RMIT.

She has contributed book reviews to Slow Magazine and is a regular bookstagrammer.

About the Illustrator

Felicita is a self taught illustrator. Born in Rome, she grew up in Perth, where she graduated in Philosophy from the University of Western Australia.

One of her books was selected among the best 10 illustrated books by the New York Times in 2018. She has worked on papercut animations for music videos and made illustrated recipes for magazines, but her passion is making picture books for children.

She lives in Rome with her husband Gianluca and their daughter Nina.