Reggio Children | Loris Malaguzzi International Centre | Reggio Emilia Approach

Everything has a shadow, except ants

A project between play, imagination and science.
The experiences and emotions of children, in the Diana and Gulliver municipal preschools in Reggio Emilia,
at work with shadow as immaterial life-companion, generative of discoveries and knowledge.

With texts by Mariano Dolci, Loris Malaguzzi and Sergio Spaggiari

Edited by Stefano Sturloni and Vea Vecchi

Graphic design by Rolando Baldini and Vania Vecchi

English translation by Jacqueline Costa and Leslie Morrow


1999, 92 pages
ISBN 978-88-87960-19-8

Also available in Italian, French, Arabic, German, Albanian, Korean and Chinese

Euro 19,50

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The Hundred Languages of Children

The travelling exhibition The Hundred Languages of Children has been telling the story of Reggio Emilia’s experience of education to thousands of visitors around the world since 1981, through images, stories, drawings and first hand accounts.