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Lo Stralisco

Lo Stralisco

Foreign rights sold:
French, Vietnamese, Simple Chinese, Albanian, Russian

The story of a delicate and absolute friendship: if you prefer, a fairy tale about the power of love.

Sakumat, a Turkish painter, is called by the king of Nactumal to embellish the white wall of a room in which the king’s son lives confined due to an incurable disease that prevents him from seeing the sunlight. The painter accepts and a great friendship is born immediately with the child. Together they decide, time after time, what to paint based on what the child says he saw on the illustrations of the books or heard from the stories they told him. Sakumat paints the sky, the mountains and the meadows that change according to the seasons and a strange grass, lo stralisco, a kind of firefly-plant with spikes like those of the wheat that shines on clear nights.

A moving story full of human warmth.

Genre: Narrative

Publishing house:

Edizioni EL

Year of publication: Edizioni EL 1993 (1° pubblicazione 1987)

Published in: San Dorligo della Valle (Trieste)

Number of pages: 128

Price: 11,00 €

ISBN: 9788866562443

Foreign rights manager:

Lo Stralisco

Roberto Piumini

Roberto Piumini. Is a teacher, pedagogist, conductor of expressive groups, actor. Since 1978 he has published books of poems, nursery rhymes, fairy tales, stories, stories, novels, poems, theatrical texts, with about eighty publishers. He composed about thirty poems on expressive materials and research of groups of children. He is the author of radio plays, short stories, poems, novels and poetic translations for adults. Many of his books have been translated abroad.

Other translations:
Mattia e il nonno, Motu-iti – L’isola dei gabbiani,...