‘My First Giallo Horror’: The Perfect Book For Your Genre-Loving Kid

My First Giallo Horror

Welcome to the wonderful world of Italian horror with My First Giallo Horror, a tongue-in-cheek ode to the work of Dario Argento, Mario Bava, and other masters of the macabre. This thrilling entry in lil cinephile®’s My First Movie series features lurid thrillers and leather gloves with adorable, kid-friendly illustrations. While kids may be too young for Suspiria and Deep Red, they’re never too young for My First Giallo Horror

My First Giallo Horror is part of My First Movie: Vol. 1, a trilogy of beautifully-crafted board books that will take readers of all ages on a colorful journey through cinema history. Each book is a deep dive into an entire world of films — from Noir to Giallo to French New Wave. Written by Cory Everett and illustrated by Julie Olivi, the series is a loving tribute to some of the greatest genre films ever made. 

The first three installments, My First Giallo Horror, My First French New Wave, and My First Film Noir, will be available from ‘lil cinephile® as well as select independent retailers beginning December 2022. The books are printed on high-quality cardboard. They’re available individually ($15 each) or for a limited time, as a collection, My First Movie: Vol. 1 ($40), which contains all three books packaged inside a limited-edition cardboard slip-case.

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