Red Zone (Hardcover)

An Earthquake Story

By Silvia Vecchini, Sualzo

Harry N. Abrams, 9781419733680, 144pp.

Publication Date: September 10, 2019

List Price: 15.99*
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About the Author

Silvia Vecchini is an Italian author who writes picture books, novels, poetry, and comics for children. She runs workshops for schools, libraries, and bookshops and also holds creative writing classes.

Sualzo is an author and highly acclaimed comics illustrator working with many Italian publishing houses. He won the Festi’DB di Moulins in 2009 for best screenplay and was a finalist for the Attilio Micheluzzi Prize in 2010.

Praise For Red Zone: An Earthquake Story


— Kirkus Reviews

"A touching, heartbreaking, but ultimately uplifting book that will expose readers to the devastation of natural disasters."

— Booklist

"A social and emotional look at natural disasters."

— School Library Connection

"A poignant tale of loss and how the bonds of friendship help piece life back together in the wake of tragedy."

— School Library Journal

"This sensitive offering makes expert use of the graphic format to tell an ultimately hopeful story about young survivors."

— Publishers Weekly