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Smile The story of the original Mona Lisa

Written by Mary Hoffman

Smile The story of the original Mona Lisa Synopsis

A gorgeous historical novel following the fictional life of the young woman who would become Leonardo Da Vinci's greatest work. Renaissance Italy is a world of riches open to any man who dares to conquer it. In the life of young Lisa the doors to this world remain closed. Promised in her youth to a widower as a loving wife and mother, she is resigned to an unremarkable existence clinging only to the memory of being Lovely Lisa to the now great Leonardo Da Vinci. But when their paths cross again her portrait will become his masterpiece and her smile will capture the imagination of the world. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 13+

Book Information

ISBN: 9781781127179
Publication date: 9th January 2018
Author: Mary Hoffman
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 96 pages

About Mary Hoffman

Mary Hoffman has written over 90 books for children of all ages. She was made an Honorary Fellow of the Library Association in 1998 for her work with children and was nominated for the post of Children's Laureate in 2011-2013.

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