Beware of Wolves

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The seven scariest stories by the Brothers Grimm.

“Fairy tales are not for children… Fairy tales are scary and  fill your head with questions. Fairy tales have teeth. They bite…”

  • Retelling is what brought us the classic fairy tales.

  • A contemporary take on the great classics, penned by two “masters” of contemporary writing for children, told from the protagonist’s point of view.


GENRE Scary Tales
FIRST PUBLISHER DeA Planeta (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.



Pierdomenico grew up in an old house with a library containing more than 20,000 volumes. A writer and journalist, his books have sold millions of copies worldwide and have been translated into over 30 languages. Today he is considered one of the greatest Italian children’s authors.