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Mario's Angels: A Story About the Artist Giotto Hardcover – 1 Jun 2006
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The beautifully illustrated Mario's Angels provides children with a friendly and charming introduction to the work of Giotto. (Junior Education)
In a simple but informative story that many young children will be able to identify with, the author and illustrator give some fascinating insights into the world of an artist in the late 13th Century. (www.booktrustchildrensbooks.org.uk)
About the Author
Mary Arrigan studied at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, University College, Dublin and Florence University. She taught art for 18 years before starting to write for children. She was awarded the International Youth Library (Munich) White Ravens title in 1997, the Bisto Merit Award in 2000 and has also won The Sunday Times Crime Writers Association Short Story Award and The Hennessy Short Story Award. Her books for Frances Lincoln include Mario's Angels and Esty's Gold.
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Gillian McClure's titles include Tinker Jim and Tog the Ribber which were shortlisted for the Smarties Book Award. Tog the Ribber was also Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Award. Selkie won the Parents' Guide to Children's Media Award USA 2000. Gillian illustrated Mary Arrigan's Mario's Angels for Frances Lincoln. Gillian lives in Cambridge.
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