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Valentina Mendicino - Author

Valentina Mendicino studied illustration and animation at the European Institute of Design in Milan. Since 2005, she has been a freelance illustrator, working in Milan for several advertising agencies. She decided to leave Italy and move to England where she obtained an MA in children's book illustration from the Cambridge School of Art. This experience changed her life and she discovered a whole new dimension in the art world, leading her to her first published book. She now works and lives in south west London, SW20. Visit her at

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The Really Abominable Snowman
Valentina Mendicino
A laugh-out-loud funny story about Milo, a lonely and misunderstood abominable snowman, who will try just about ANYTHING to make some friends so he can share his delicious cupcakes.
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/11/2014
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