La luce sfolgorante di due stelle rosse | Red Stars
Foreign rights sold: German, French, English (UK and USA), Russian, Dutch
WHATEVER HAPPENS, STAY TOGETHER
“Whatever happens, stay together,” their parents tell them. But Nadya 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 jump out at the reader from the pages of the protagonists’ diary. * Winner of In Other Words Booktrust’s Book in Translation Award in London.
Foreign rights manager: Rosamaria Pavan: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bestselling children’s author, with books translated in 23 languages. In 2017 he won the Superpremio Andersen with Il Rinomato Catalogo Walker & Dawn. Finalist for the prestigious Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis, winner of the Prix des Bouquineurs en Seine the Vlag en Wimpel in the Netherlands, and the Flanders KJV. In 2018 Red Stars won In Other Words – Booktrust’s Book in Translation Award and in 2020 The You was shortlisted for The Strega Children’s Prize.