Mario longs to help Mister Giotto paint his Nativity fresco. He wants to work with the paints, be a model, brighten up the picture — and all his suggestions are politely refused. But that night, after watching his baby sister playing, Mario goes to bed and dreams of something that will transform Giotto’s fresco...
Author: Mary Arrigan
Illustrations: Gillian McClure
U.K. Publisher: Frances Lincoln, 2006
Gillian McClure’s cleverly composed illustrations move and have life, with lovely colours echoing the fresco painter’s art.
Gillian McClure’s delightful illustrations reveal what made Giotto di Bondone’s work so special.
Primary Focus Fiction