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Masterpiece Book by Elise Broach

Masterpiece Book by Elise Broach

Masterpiece

Marvin lives with his family under the kitchen sink in the Pompadays apartment He is very much a beetle James Pompaday lives with his family in New York City He is very much an eleven year old boy After James gets a pen and ink set for his birthday, Marvin surprises him by creating an elaborate miniature drawing James gets all the credit for the picture and before th Marvin lives with his family under the kitchen sink in the Pompadays apartment He is very much a beetle James Pompaday lives with his family in New York City He is very much an eleven year old boy After James gets a pen and ink set for his birthday, Marvin surprises him by creating an elaborate miniature drawing James gets all the credit for the picture and before these unlikely friends know it they are caught up in a staged art heist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art that could help recover a famous drawing by Albrecht D rer But James can t go through with the plan without Marvin s help And that s where things get really complicated and interesting This fast paced mystery will have young readers on the edge of their seats as they root for boy and beetle In Shakespeare s Secret Elise Broach showed her keen ability to weave storytelling with history and suspense, and Masterpiece is yet another example of her talent This time around it s an irresistible miniature world, fascinating art history, all wrapped up in a special friendship something for everyone to enjoy Masterpiece is a 2009 Bank Street Best Children s Book of the Year

Title : Masterpiece
Author :  Elise Broach
Language : English
Isbn : 0805082700
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 292 pages

Rating: 4.2

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