Stone Giant: Michelangelo’s David and How He Came to Be
Illustrator: John Shelley
For nearly forty years, an enormous block of marble “stood three times as tall as any man” in the city of Florence. “It was the color of cream. And it was a troublemaker.” Author’s note. Bibliography. Full-color illustrations done in pen and ink and watercolor.
JLG Release: Apr 2014
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Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
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School Library Journal
8 1/2" x 11"
Level 4; Points: 0.5;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 3.4; Points: 2;