Whistle Mary Whistle by Bill Martin, Jr., illustrated by Emanuele Luzzau, lettering by Ray Barber (1970).
The adventures of Marco Polo. With great illustrations by Emanuele Luzzati. Just to give an idea. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxAbV6a5Ku4=results_video=1=PL484D26D44342AE04
Emanuele Luzzati was an Italian painter, production designer, illustrator, film director and animator. He was nominated for Academy Awards for two of his short films, La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie) (1965) and Pulcinella (1973).