“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 story alive, stirring emotions in 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

Published in: Italy (Mondadori), Germany (Thienemann), France (l’école des loisir)

Rights Sold in: UK (Pushikin), USA (Penguin Random House)

Davide Morosinotto

Davide is not only a sci-fi and children’s author, but also 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. In 2018, The Pocket Watch Gang has been nominated as the best book for children in Germany and Two Red Stars won the Other Words – Booktrust’s Book in Translation Award in London (Honour title).
And The Pocket Watch Gang has been selected as one of the ten titles shortlisted for the Prix des Lecteurs du Mans et de la Sarthe in 2019 in France