My name is Vassilis Selimas and I am a painter & illustrator based in Athens, Greece.

“Nio was an important chapter of our lives, both for me and my brothers. We lived in the same house and for a while we shared the same room. She never travelled and her life was constrained at the village. The idea of this book came when I found out she was gravely ill. From that point on, I started recalling stories from her life she had over the years narrated to me, and illustrated them…”

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The birth

The doctor

Sister’s death

The end of school

World war 2

The disabled barber

The home

All her lovely animals

Cover of the book

“Nio, one little story”