Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti knows firsthand that toys can tell a whole story about a child’s background and family, and even the professions of the parents. So, he decided to travel around the world for 18-months to capture his ‘Toy Stories’ series. Continue reading to see more.

The richest children were more possessive. At the beginning, they wouldn’t want me to touch their toys, and I would need more time before they would let me play with them. In poor countries, it was much easier. In Africa, the kids would mostly play with their friends outside.