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TWO RED STARS

Davide Morosinotto

WHATEVER HAPPENS, STAY TOGETHER

 

“Whatever happens, stay together,” their parents urge 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.

IN OTHER WORDS – BOOKTRUST’ S BOOK IN TRANSLATION AWARD, LONDON –

WINNER – HONOR TITLE 2018

FIRST PUBLISHER: MONDADORI (ITALY), 2017

PAGES: 224

RIGHTS SOLD IN: GERMANY (THIENEMANN), FRANCE (L’ÉCOLE DES LOISIR), UK (PUSHKIN), USA (PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE), RUSSIA (PESHKOMBOOKS)

Davide Morosinotto

Davide is not only a sci-fi and children’s author, but also a journalist and videogame translator. He has written over thirty titles. In 2017 he won the Italian Andersen Award with The Pocket Watch Gang, the adventure he dreams of having lived as a child. The Pocket Watch Gang was a finalist in 2018 at Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in Germany and in 2019 is shortlisted in France at Prix Livrentête, Prix des lectures du Mans et dela Sarthe, Prix du Salon du livre jeunesse du Giennois. In 2018, Two Red Stars, another of his books with international success, won In Other Words – Booktrust’s Book in Translation Award in London.