Rosanna Battigelli was born in Calabria, Italy and immigrated to Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, where she still resides. She is a former award-winning teacher and an alumna of the Humber School for Writers. Her work has been published in seventeen anthologies and she has read at conferences and literary festivals in Sudbury, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, New York City, and in Italy. Rosanna has received international awards and acclaim across several genres. Her first picture book was the adorably festive Pumpkin Orange, Pumpkin Round.