The story of a great defender of the Amazon Rainforest, of a man that deiced to save the forest and the people who lives there. An hero ready for anything.
The Amazon Rainforest, the green lung of the planet, is threatened by powerful, greedy and unscrupulous men, who do not hesitate to destroy it to gain profit. And to trample on those who live thanks to the fruits of the forest, in the deepest respect for the balance of nature. Like the family of Zuza, a very young rubber collector. But there was a man who, after growing up there in conditions of semi-slavery, learned to read, and then became a syndicalist. Indeed, a real fighter, determined to defend his people and his forest, at any cost. His name was Chico Mendes. And this is his story, told by Davide Morosinotto.
Davide Morosinotto was born in 1980. From an early age he decided that he wanted to tell stories and started writing very early. He has won numerous prizes and literary awards, including the «Andersen Prize» for the best book over 12 years with Il rinomato catalogo Walker & Dawn (Mondadori). As a children’s book writer he has published more than thirty novels, although not always with his real name.
Il Libero Regno dei Ragazzi, Peppino Impastato, una voce libera, Il rinomato catalogo Walker & Dawn (Mondadori)