are interested on publishing in your country
the Unesco saga for young adults
'The World of Mauro & Lisi', please contact us.
Republic of Ireland, Canada, Usa and Australia:
Giulia De Gasteri
Foreign Rights Director for English language
27 George Square
University of Edinburgh
EH8 9LD Scotland, UK
The rest of the World:
Editorial director of 'The World of Mauro & Lisi' in
enter the world and read the first chapters of 'The
Mystery of Luxembourg' in English.
About 'The World of Mauro & Lisi'
'The World of Mauro & Lisi' is an amazing, enigmatic
and sparkling serie for young adults involved in the
World Heritage, that sold in Italy thousands of copies
thanks to the passing the word.
novels and a book of short stories are already avialable:
- The mystery of Luxembourg
- The tresaure of Skara Brae
- The fossils of Messel
- The lilla of Padua
- The secrets of Tallinn
Waiting for the Giant - The prequels
- God save the Giant
seventh one will be released on 2012.
The author of the serie is the Italian writer and
journalist Diletta Nicastro, born in Rome on November
3rd 1975 and some magazines defined her the Italian Rowling.
The readers of the saga are named by the media 'M&L-Maniacs'.
UNESCO Italia appreciated the serie with enthusiasm and
Doc. Mario Vecchione, Officer for the Word Heritage in
Italy, wrote the introduction of the serie in 2007.
The main caracthers:
Mauro Cavalieri, a young Unesco Inspector ready
to solve every mistery involving Unesco's sites (every
story is focussed in a different site);
Lisi Cavalieri, Mauro's younger sister, ready to
follow him to help him in his duties (and risking her
life very often);
Kieran Moynihan, Mauro and Lisi Irish friend. He
knows all the legends of the world and is able on doing
The adventures are full of misteries, intrigues, secrets
The sites involved in the plots are described
all-accomplished, because Diletta Nicastro visited each
site before starting writing her stories, and studied
documents and books, reporting the history and the
mystery of the sites.
Besides, each novel is full of drawings by the author
and is written in a witty and cute style, with young
slang and nice International caracthers.