Marnie Campagnaro, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at the University of Padova and didactic coordinator of a postgraduate course in Children’s Literature. Her main research fields include picturebooks, emergent literacy, children’s response to literature, fairy-tales, architecture and domestic geography, nonfiction, Italian children’s writers. She has lectured as a visiting professor at several European universities and been an invited speaker at numerous international conferences. Her most recent publications include Stepping into the world of houses. Children’s picturebooks on architecture (in press); Materiality in Bruno Munari’s Book Objects: The Case of Nella notte buia and I Prelibri (Libri & Liberi, 2019), and Narrating” homes and objects: images of domestic life in Italian picturebooks since the mid-20th century (RPD Journal of Theories and Research in Education, 2019).