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Pippo the Fool (Junior Library Guild Selection)

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Publisher Comments:

Tracey E. Fern writes for various magazines and is the author of children's historical books including, BUFFALO MUSIC (Clarion), DARE THE WIND (FSG), and W IS FOR WEBSTER (Melanie Kroupa Books). She lives in West Newton, Massachusetts.

Synopsis:

With humor and panache, this book tells the story of Renaissance architect Filippo Brunelleschi and the construction of his masterpiece, the famed dome of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence. A fictionalized version of a true story rife with professional challenges, personality conflicts, and private struggles, Pippo the Fool emphasizes the importance of artistic vision and personal resilience.

Synopsis:

With humor and panache, this book presents a fictionalized version of the true story of Renaissance architect Filippo Brunelleschi and the construction of his masterpiece, the famed dome of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence. Full color.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781570916557
Author:
Fern, Tracey E.
Publisher:
Charlesbridge
Illustrator:
Estrada, Pau
Author:
Fern, Tracy E.
Author:
Estrada, Pau
Subject:
History
Subject:
Italy
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Children's stories
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Art/Architecture
Subject:
Art
Edition Description:
Charlesbridge Hardcover
Series:
Junior Library Guild Selection
Publication Date:
20090201
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
11.00x8.60x.40 in. 1.10 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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Product details 48 pages Charlesbridge Publishing - English 9781570916557 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , With humor and panache, this book tells the story of Renaissance architect Filippo Brunelleschi and the construction of his masterpiece, the famed dome of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence. A fictionalized version of a true story rife with professional challenges, personality conflicts, and private struggles, Pippo the Fool emphasizes the importance of artistic vision and personal resilience.
"Synopsis" by , With humor and panache, this book presents a fictionalized version of the true story of Renaissance architect Filippo Brunelleschi and the construction of his masterpiece, the famed dome of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence. Full color.
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