Free Spirit Publishing 1.800.735.7323

Desideria Guicciardini

Desideria Guicciardini was born in Florence, Italy, in 1954. She illustrated her first children’s book in 1977 and likes illustrating stories set in the past or in fantastic make-believe worlds. Her favorite color is blue. She lives in Milan, Italy, with her husband and two sons.

Contact Desideria


But What If?

A book about feeling worried.

But Why Can’t I?

A book about rules.

Buy the Set: Our Emotions and Behavior Series

Help kids understand and manage their emotions with this fun illustrated series.

I Didn’t Do It!

A book about telling the truth.

I Don’t Want to Be Nice!

A book about showing kindness.

I Don’t Want to Wait!

A book about being patient.

I Hate Everything!

A book about feeling angry.

I Want to Win!

A book about being a good sport.

I’m Not Happy

A book about feeling sad.

Not Fair, Won’t Share

A book about sharing.

Take a Deep Breath

A book about being brave.

Who Feels Scared?

A book about being afraid.

Why Should I?

A book about respect.

Free Spirit’s monthly e-newsletter, Upbeat News, is full of practical tips, free downloads, and special offers. Sign up today!