Finalist in Italy’s premier children’s book prize

The Mapmakers’ Race is one of three finalists in the 11+ category of the Premio Strega Ragazze e Ragazzi 2023. The awards ceremony will be held in Rome in early December.

“Geography and family, with rich imagery and a heartfelt story” Awards jury

Alongside the jury, the award involves nearly 4000 school students choosing favourite stories, characters and authors.

Find out more about the awards and the other finalists here.

In The Mapmakers’ Race five children have 28 days to find a route through the wilderness in this exciting mountain-race adventure for middle readers.

It is available from all good bookstores in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom and on our website in English, and Italy in Italian.