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The Quest for Z - by Greg Pizzoli (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 48

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: History

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers

Age Range: 9-12 years

Book theme: Exploration & Discovery

Author: Greg Pizzoli

Language: English

Street Date: June 13, 2017
TCIN: 52441437
UPC: 9780670016532
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-6411

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* "Fascinating. . . . A superb snapshot of an adventurer."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"A swashbuckling adventure."--School Library Journal

"Enthralling."--Publishers Weekly

* "A compelling narrative with important facts."--School Library Connection, starred review

"With a focus on mystery, peril, and adventure, this inviting biography should easily pique the curiosity of the elementary-school set."--Booklist

An Amazon Best Book of the Year

Praise for Greg Pizzoli's Tricky Vic

Selected for The New York Times ten Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2015

Selected for Amazon's Best Books of the Year list

Selected for the American Library Association's Notable Children's Books List

"Splendid. . . . Loaded with facts but with good storytelling and high-level illustration. . . . I'm thrilled that Pizzoli has chosen to present [Tricky Vic's] story so compellingly to our nation's children."--The New York Times

"Intriguing."--The Wall Street Journal

"What a con job! I mean that in the best possible way. Vic was tricky but so is Greg Pizzoli. His storytelling and mixed-media artwork is rendered with expert sleight of hand."--Lane Smith, author/illustrator of It's a Book and the Caldecott Honor book Grandpa Green

"It's hard enough to make a well-told story out of real-life things--it's almost unfair that he could also make it this pretty."--Jon Klassen, author and illustrator of the Caldecott Medal winner This Is Not My Hat

* "An appealingly colorful, deadpan account of a remarkably audacious and creative criminal."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "What a fabulous story."--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review

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