Synopses & Reviews
Based on true events, this lavishly illustrated picture book recounts the theft in 1911 of history most famous portrait, Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. The proud thief himself narrates, while Gary Kelley's dramatic illustrations evoke the time and spirit of the story.
Based on true events, this tale recounts the 1911 theft of history's most famous portrait, Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, through the spirited narration of the proud thief himself.
About the Author
J. Patrick Lewis has been captivating young readers with his bright and lyrical writing style for years. His list of children's books includes Creative Editions'Boshblobberbosh, The Last Resort, and Swan Song. His books have earned critical acclaim from such publications as Publishers Weekly and garnered such honors as the Kentucky Bluegrass Award.