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The Medici Seal / Theresa Breslin.

By: Breslin, Theresa.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Doubleday Children's, 2006Description: 484 pages : map ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780385610209; 0385610203 (hbk.) :; 9780385611336 (pbk.); 0385611331 (pbk.).Subject(s): Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 -- Juvenile fiction | Secrets -- Juvenile fiction | Artists -- Juvenile fiction | Young adult fiction -- Juvenile fiction | Teen adventure stories -- Juvenile fiction | Teen historical fiction -- Juvenile fiction | Italy -- History -- 16th century Fiction -- Juvenile fiction | Italy -- History -- 1268-1492 -- Juvenile fiction | Italy -- History -- 16th century -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Action and adventure fiction. | Young adult fiction. | Teen fiction.DDC classification: [Fic.] Summary: Matteo, a young boy, is saved from drowning by the companions of Leonardo Da Vinci. From this moment on, Matteo is at the Maestro's side as he carries out his work, which ranges from the painting of magnificent frescos to intricate dissection of the human body. But Leonardo is employed by the ruthless Cesare Borgia, head of one of Italy's leading families. As Da Vinci and Matteo travel across Italy on the Borgia's business, murder, deceit and revenge follow in their trail. For Matteo carries with him a secret - a secret that both the Borgia and Medici families would kill to obtain. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Italy, 1502. Fleeing from the murderous brigand Sandino, the boy Mateo is rescued from drowning by the companions of Leonardo da Vinci, and taken into his household. And so Matteo is at the Maestro's side as he carries out his work - work which ranges from the painting of magnificent frescos to experiments with flight.

Matteo, a young boy, is saved from drowning by the companions of Leonardo Da Vinci. From this moment on, Matteo is at the Maestro's side as he carries out his work, which ranges from the painting of magnificent frescos to intricate dissection of the human body. But Leonardo is employed by the ruthless Cesare Borgia, head of one of Italy's leading families. As Da Vinci and Matteo travel across Italy on the Borgia's business, murder, deceit and revenge follow in their trail. For Matteo carries with him a secret - a secret that both the Borgia and Medici families would kill to obtain. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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