The Clown of God
The Clown of God
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The Clown of God

Written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola
Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
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This beautiful new edition of Tomie dePaola’s 1978 classic retelling of a French legend stars a little juggler whose unique talent leads him to what might be a Christmas miracle. Little Giovanni is poor and homeless, but he can do something wonderful: he can juggle. The people of Sorrento marvel at his talents, and before long, he becomes famous throughout Italy for his rainbow of colored balls that delight the nobility and townspeople alike. But as the years pass, Giovanni grows old, and his talents begin to fail him. No longer a celebrated performer, he is once again poor and homeless, begging for his food. Until one Christmas Eve, when Giovanni picks up his rainbow of colored balls once more. And what happens next just might be a miracle…

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Book Details

ISBN
9781534414273
Publication Date
March 6, 2018
Page Count
48
Reading Age
4 - 8 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
2017015884
ASIN/ISBN 10
1534414274
Lexile® Level
600L
ATOS® Book Level
3.7
Accelerated Reader® Points
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
27492
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
LG

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