Scholastic Press City of Magic
Scholastic Press City of Magic

City of Magic

By Avi

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Publication Date: June 28, 2022

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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

Newbery Medalist Avi returns with a richly imagined, action-packed companion to his bestselling medieval mysteries Midnight Magic and Murder at MidnightIn Italy, 1492, King Claudio sends Mangus the Magician and his faithful servant boy, Fabrizio, to Venice to steal a manuscript that explains a revolutionary way of accounting -- double-entry bookkeeping. The manuscript is written by the most famous mathematician in the world, the Franciscan Friar, Luca Pacioli. And gaining knowledge of this bookkeeping method could secure one great profits.But Venice is a dangerous place, full of informers, prisons, and harsh punishments for those who steal its secrets. When Mangus is snatched away into prison, it is up to Fabrizio -- and his mysterious new friend, Bianca -- to navigate the countless islands and foggy canals to find Friar Pacioli before their enemies do, and to save Mangus from being executed.

About the Author

Avi's work spans nearly every genre and has received nearly every major prize, including the Newbery Medal for Crispin: The Cross of Lead and Newbery Honors for Nothing But the Truth and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle. Avi lives in Colorado. You can learn more about him online at avi-writer.com.

Format: Hardcover

Length: 304 pages

Publisher: Scholastic Press

Publication Date: June 28, 2022

ISBN: 9780545321976

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