Pippo the Fool

Pippo the Fool

Tracey E. Fern (author), Pau Estrada (illustrator) (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781570916557

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The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence was a marvel of art, architecture, and engineering. But it lacked a finishing ornament, a crown--a dome! The city fathers had a solution: to invite the finest masters to compete for the chance to design a dome. The rumors of this contest reached the ears of Filippo Brunelleschi, better known in Florence as Pippo the Fool. As soon as he heard about the contest, Pippo knew it was the chance he had been waiting for. "If I can win the contest, I will finally lose that nickname once and for all!"

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Character Education Picture Books
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Social Studies
English (US)
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