Ferraro Collection.

Over 100 books written, adapted, retold, by Alan Benjamin, a noted children’s author and editor.

Benjamin was Art director children’s books, MacMillan Public, New York City, 1974-1981; editor-in-chief children’s books, Crown Publications, New York City, 1981-1983; vice president, editorial director Little Simon,, Simon & Schuster Publications, New York City, 1985-1994; and editor-at-large, Dorling Kindersley, New York City, since 1994.


Donate a collection

CIRCI avails itself of the collections of the Braidense National Library, including those of the Adler and Prutscher children’s books.

As a non-profit association, CIRCI welcomes donations of collections of children’s books, toys, illustrations and other archival material, in order to increase the research opportunities of its scholars and users.

With the support of
Fondazione Berti
A special thanks to
The Marlene and Paolo Fresco Foundation
Francesco Brioschi
Miel de Botton
Francesco Baggi Sisini

Contacts: International Centre for Research in the Culture of Childhood
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