Save the Story: the full 10-book series.
Save the Story is a 10-book series of the world’s great stories retold for children by some of the best contemporary writers.
"Enticing, generously sized and dashingly illustrated… brilliantly told by top-flight novelists, they are fresh, idiosyncratic and winning" Guardian
Save the Story is a library of favourite stories from around the world, retold for today’s children by some of the best contemporary writers. Each book is beautifully illustrated and accompanied by an author’s afterword describing its origin. The series was conceived by Alessandro Barricco working in close collaboration with Scuola Holden in Turin, founded specifically to develop new and innovative ways of telling stories.
The full series includes:
Don Juan by Alessandro Baricco
Antigone by Ali Smith
Captain Nemo by Dave Eggers
The Nose by Andrea Camillieri
Cyrano de Bergerac, by Stefano Benni
Gulliver by Jonathan Coe
The Betrothed by Umberto Eco
Gilgamesh by Yiyun Li
King Lear by Melania G. Mazzucco
Crime and Punishment by A. B. Yehoshua