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Splendors and Glooms

Splendors and Glooms( )
Author: Schlitz, Laura Amy
ISBN:978-0-7636-9449-4
Publication Date:Dec 2017
Publisher:Candlewick Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $10.99
Book Description:

Newbery Medalist Laura Amy Schlitz brings her sorcery to a Victorian gothic thriller -- an enthralling, darkly comic tale that would do Dickens proud. The master puppeteer, Gaspare Grisini, is so expert at manipulating his stringed puppets that they appear alive. Clara Wintermute, the only child of a wealthy doctor, is spellbound by Grisini's act and invites him to entertain at her birthday party. Seeing his chance to make a fortune, Grisini accepts and makes a...
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Schlitz, Laura Amy (Author)
Laura Amy Schlitz is the writer of the 2008 Newbery Medal-winning Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from the Medieval Village and the 2013 Newbery Medal-winning Spendors and Glooms.

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