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RED STARS

Davide Morosinotto

WHATEVER HAPPENS, STAY TOGETHER

 

“Whatever happens, stay together,” their parents tell them. But Nadia is assigned to train number 76, while Viktor must leave on train number 77.

* An epic adventure of separated twins, trying to find each other, set in an accurate historical reconstruction of the  Leningrad blockade.

* The dramatic storytelling creates a sense of immediacy that brings the narrative alive. The emotions leap stirring leap out at the reader from the pages of the protagonists’ diary.

* Winner of In Other Words Booktrust’s Book in Translation Award in London.

IN OTHER WORDS – BOOKTRUST’ S BOOK IN TRANSLATION AWARD, LONDON – WINNER – HONOR TITLE 2018

FIRST PUBLISHER: MONDADORI (ITALY), 2017

RIGHTS SOLD IN: GERMANY (THIENEMANN), FRANCE (L’ÉCOLE DES LOISIRS), UK (PUSHKIN), USA (PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE), RUSSIA (PESHKOMBOOKS), NETHERLANDS AND BELGIUM (BAECKENS BOOKS)

Davide Morosinotto

Davide is not only a sci-fi and children’s author, but also a journalist and videogame translator. In 2017, he won the Italian Andersen Award with The Pocket Watch Gang, the adventure he dreams of having lived as a child. Then, in 2018, he was a finalist at Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in Germany. In 2019, he won the Prix des Bouquineurs en Seine in France and the Vlag and Wimpelin the Netherlands. Again in 2018 Red Stars, another of his successful books, won In Other Words – Booktrust’s Book in Translation Award in London and in 2020 The You, one of his latest success was shortlisted for The Strega Children’s Prize.