In Renaissance Florence, thirteen-year-old apprentice Arduino's dreams of being a painter are challenged after he discovers the extreme measures the Maestro Cosimo di Forlç will take in the name of jealousy. Arduino faces a decision that could cost him his only chance to realize his life's dream.
Pilar Molina Llorente is a translator and children's book author. In 2013 she received the Edebé Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature for Tesa. She is also the author of The Apprentice.
“Engrossing.” —School Library Journal