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Author: Greg Pizzoli
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 9.70h x 7.70w x 0.50d
Audience: Ages 9-12
Reading Level: 7
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 172595 / Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower
Award: Georgia Children's Book Award - Finalist
School Library Journal 12/01/2014 pg. 149
Kirkus Reviews 12/15/2014
Booklist 01/01/2015 pg. 76
Publishers Weekly 01/19/2015
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 04/01/2015 pg. 415 - Book Of Special Distinction
Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2015 pg. 130
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2015 pg. 211 - Superior,Well Above Average
New York Times Book Review 11/08/2015 pg. 26
Kirkus Best Picture Books 11/15/2015 pg. 62
About the Author
Greg Pizzoli is an author, illustrator and screen printer from Philadelphia. His first picture book, The Watermelon Seed, was published by Disney*Hyperion Books and was the 2014 recipient of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award. Greg's work has been featured in The New York Times, Communication Arts, 3x3 Magazine and he's won two Portfolio Honor Awards from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. After college, Greg spent two years as a full-time volunteer in AmeriCORPS from 2005-2006. In 2009, he received his MFA from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where he now teaches. Greg lives in Philadelphia with his wife and two unruly cats.
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