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THE DESERT FOXES

Pierdomenico Baccalario

THE BEST-HIDDEN, MOST-CUNNING PLAN IN HISTORY

 

A code hidden in the first edition of The Little Prince, and an ancient secret. A forty-year-long treasure-hunt that leads to a remote village on Corsica and the ramshackle Hotel Napoléon, where Morice and his family have just moved…

* Saint-Exupéry and Roald Dahl, Rommel and a hidden submarine, secret passages and shady characters come
together in a plot full of surprises.

* A story of friendship and courage, with a spirit of adventure worthy of the Goonies.

* Finalist for the STREGA CHILDREN’S PRIZE 2019

* Finalist for GIGANTE DELLE LANGHE 2019

FIRST PUBLISHER: MONDADORI (ITALY), 2018,

PAGES: 320

RIGHTS SOLD IN: SPAIN (EDEBÈ), CHINA (BEIJING DIPPER)

Pierdomenico Baccalario

Pierdomenico grew up in an old house with a library containing over 20,000 volumes.
A writer and journalist, his books have sold millions of copies worldwide and have been translated into over 30 languages. Today he is considered one of the greatest Italian children’s authors.