Elisabetta Gnone is an Italian writer. In April 2001, she co-created the Italian comic/magazine W.I.T.C.H. with Alessandro Barbucci and Barbara Canepa. The publication was later made into the television series of the same ame. Gnone also wrote the children 's trilogy Fairy Oak: Il segreto delle gemelle ( The Secret of the Twins), L'incanto del buio ( The Spell of Darkness), and Il potere della luce ( The Power of Light). She expanded the Fairy Oak Universe with four more books, " The four mysteries ": " Captain Grisam 's love ", " Baker 's wizarding days ", " Flox smiles in autumn ", and " Good-bye Fairy Oak ".