The Guardian of the Stars – The journey of Anais with the wind is a poetic and literary work in the guise of a children’s tale, written by Davide Amante and first published in Italy in 2019.
The Guardian of the Stars – The journey of Anais with the wind soon became a publishing phenomenon and bestseller, appreciated by children and adults, also used in public and private schools, as a reading text.
Now tell me, are you ready for the wildest adventure of all?
Driven by the Wind, by the Forest of Talking Trees, by a Wolf and by her connection with nature, Anais will discover the beauty of the world as she takes a journey across an island.
Anais’ journey will lead her to discover the meaning of life, loneliness, her emotions and love.
The story follows a young girl, whose name is Anais, who visits in summertime a deserted island. The girl‘s grandfather is the only resident and lighthouse keeper.
One particular summer the wind comes to the island and blows so strong that Anais, for the first time in her life, sees the other side of things. The wind will lead the way in the girl’s journey and will calm down only when Anais has reached the other side of the island to celebrate with all the animals and fishermen the midsummer reunion.
During her journey Anais will meet an incredible array of unusual and amazing characters: the forest of the talking trees; the son of a fishermen who will make her listen to the sound of the sea in the seashells; the offbeat sailors that sailed the seas with an ever inaccurate compass only to understand that the course is inside yourself, the great big whales that came to surface only to look at the aurora borealis; the cartographer and his loving daughter that gave for the first time the name to an island lost at sea; the sailors longing for the line of the horizon; the sailor who had transformed the ancient longing of a captain into a safe crossing; the mysterious trip around the world of Grandfather and, finally, the wind itself, that taught Anais to listen to the sound of life.
The Guardian of the Stars – The journey of Anais with the wind is a masterpiece of children’s literature and it captures the essence of growing up and living.