Milk Teeth by Luca Ruocco

Baby Teeth by Luca Ruocco is the new illustrated vampire horror novel for children published by Bakemono Lab Editions

Also smaller they have a desire for horror and are great fans of the genre. For this reason an intense literature is also referred to children and teenagers. With this in mind, we would like to point out today the illustrated horror novel for the little ones entitled Milk teeth signed by Luke Ruocco.

It is a vampire horror edited for the types of Bakemono Lab Editions. The cover illustrations of the book are done by Stefano Tambellini, illustrator of children’s books and director of animated films. The preface is by one of the most authoritative voices in Italian horror literature such as Paul DiHorace.

The volume will be available in December.


Milk Teeth, the story of Vampires starring little Vali and his father Bela, will arrive in bookstores and online stores in December with Bakemono Lab.
Written by Luca Ruocco, Milk Teeth is a book designed for younger horror friends, but it can also be a curious read for the most seasoned millennial Vampires!
A short novel that is an approach to the world of darkness, horror and monsters, which tells the non-life of the princes of darkness with irony, lightness and a little nonsense, but which is also and above all a journey of discovery and growth for young readers who, together with little Vali, will discover that “There are no wrong Vampires, only unique Vampires.”


Luke Ruocco he is a screenwriter, performer, director and film critic. In 1999 he founded with Ivan Talaric the theater company Double One Way. In 2010 he founded the portal dedicated to cinema and genre culture InGenereCinema.comwhich he still directs. For Bugs Comics he is the scriptwriter of the comic magazines Monsters, Aliens and Gangsters. In 2016 she writes and directs with Marcellus Rossi the documentary Dylan Dog – 30 years of nightmaresproduced by Studio Universal in collaboration with Sergio Bonelli Publisher.

From 2012 to 2017 he was part of the staff of fantasy festival as organizer and selector of the films and short films in competition. In 2018 he was the artistic director of the Roman event dedicated to fantastic cinema and horror and sci-fi culture.

In 2019 he is the creator and screenwriter of the format The Horror Tour, a docu-series dedicated to made in Italy horror, of which he is also the main interpreter. Since 2020 she has been on the editorial board of Heroes International Film Festival.


Bakemono Lab Editions is a publishing house that draws its dark veins from the world fairy-tale tradition, from the language of comics, from pop surrealism and from the cinematographic universe. In his editorial life he has given life over the years to a hybrid narrative style made of shadows and ink, proposing alternative reading paths. In the catalog of his publications essays on cinema, illustrated and fiction.

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