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David

David( )
Author: Hoffman, Mary
ISBN:978-1-59990-700-0
Publication Date:Oct 2011
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Imprint:Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

Michelangelo's statue, David, is famous around the world. Millions flock to Italy every year to admire the physical perfection of the young man captured within the marble. But the identity of the model has never been known . . . until now.

In this epic tale, acclaimed author Mary Hoffman imagines the story of Gabriele, a naive but incredibly handsome young man who is hired as Michelangelo's model, only to find himself drawn into a world of spies, political treachery,...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Biographical / Europe
Juvenile Fiction / Art
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / Europe
Juvenile Fiction / Places / Europe
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.98 x 8.48 x 1.02 Inches
Book Weight:0.78 Pounds
Author Biography
Hoffman, Mary (Author)
Children's author and reviewer Mary Hoffman was born in 1945. She attended Newnham College to study English literature and University College London to study linguistics. She started writing in 1970 and has written about eighty children's books including the picture book Amazing Grace, the Stravaganza series, and the anti-war anthology Lines in the Sand. She is also the editor of the children's book review magazine Armadillo, which comes out four times a year.

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