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Evi Triantafyllides (Author) and Nefeli Malekou (Illustrator)

Evi Triantafyllides
Evi is the CEO of Worldwide Buddies, an educational startup that creates picture books and toys that celebrate diversity. She is the author of children’s books A Marvelous Mexican Misunderstanding and China’s Child. Evi holds a BA in Geography from the LSE, an MA in Anthropology & Cultural Politics from Goldsmiths and an MA in Individualized Study from NYU, with a concentration in creative writing and education. Evi is fascinated by discovering new places and learning new things. An advocate of education, she loves books, adventures and ice creams, and has a mild obsession with polar bears. In 2018, they came together and started creating picture books and toys that celebrate diversity, helping thousands of little ones learn about different countries through fun, interactive ways (and always off-screen).

Nefeli Malekou
Nefeli is the CDO of Worldwide Buddies, an educational startup that creates picture books and toys that celebrate diversity. She is the illustrator of A Marvelous Mexican Misunderstanding and China’s Child. Nefeli received her BSc in Architecture at the University of Bath in the UK, where during her last year of studies she designed a retreat facility for children with developmental disorders, in an effort to create a sanctuary where differences are embraced. Nefeli is a nature lover and a yogi. She cares deeply for animals and strives to lead a sustainable lifestyle.

Books by the author

The Book of Cultures

The Book of Cultures

Evi Triantafyllides (Author) and Nefeli Malekou (Illustrator)
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