Maria Carluccio is an accomplished author and illustrator who has received multiple awards for her work from the New York Society of Illustrators and 3×3 magazine. Her children’s books have been published and reprinted in several languages throughout the world. Carluccio is also known for inspiring wall décor and gift products and has licensed her artwork to such companies as Hallmark Cards, Land of Nod, Pottery Barn Kids, Target, and teNeues.