Around the World in 80 Good News Stories


There’s not just bad news. 

There are also news stories of solidarity, progress, victories. Tales of people, cultures, travels, technology. Phileas Fogg knows something about it, he’s the eccentric millionaire who travelled the world in 80 days in his youth! He’s now an elderly gentleman faced with a little girl named Ellie, convinced that she can prove to him that the world today is not a bad place at all. Will 80 good news stories be enough?

  • From Italian and foreign news, 80 true good news stories, those that too often remain hidden and that rather it is good and only right to circulate.


GENRE Narrative Non-fiction
FIRST PUBLISHER Edizioni El (Italy), 2018


Davide is not only a sci-fi and children’s author, but also a journalist and videogame translator. In 2018, Red Stars, one of his internationally successful books, won In Other Words – BookTrust’s Book in Translation Award in London. In 2017, he won the Italian Andersen Award with The Pocket Watch Gang, the adventure he dreams of having lived as a child. Then, in 2018, he was a finalist at Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in Germany. In 2019, he won the Prix des Bouquineurs en Seine in France and the Vlag and Wimpel in the Netherlands.