The Lost Flower of the Shaman of K

She took him into the world and he kept her safe in it.

Peru, 1986. In a Lima hospital, two children find an old diary and are fascinated by the drawing of a mysterious flower.

An unexpected friendship and a journey of a thousand dangers are just about to begin!

  • An epic journey from the Andes to the Amazon.

  • The discovery of life through the eyes of two twelve-year-olds who face a savage world hand in hand.

  • An original and fresh style that makes the readers the protagonists through voices, colours and sounds.

GENRE Adventure
CATEGORY 10+
FIRST PUBLISHER Mondadori (Italy), 2019
FOREIGN RIGHTS SOLD Germany (Thienemann), Netherlands and Belgium (Baeckens Books), France (L'Ecole des Loisirs)

 


DAVIDE MOROSINOTTO

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.