Angelo by David Macaulay

By David Macaulay

Excessive above the rooftops of Rome, Angelo starts his paintings restoring the façade of a as soon as wonderful church. There, one of the sticks and feathers, he discovers a wounded chook. Angelo turns into the bird's reluctant savior. because the church nears crowning glory, Angelo starts to fret concerning the way forward for his avian good friend. “What turns into of you? the place will you move . . . the place will you . . . live?" he asks her. via his artistry as a grasp craftsman he solutions the questions for his humble pal and assures that he, himself usually are not forgotten.

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When Livy died, Sam felt as if his reason for writing had died, too. When Sam moved to the Fifth Avenue house, he closed his door to the world. But in the spring of 1905, everything changed when Bambino, who had been Sam’s constant companion, disappeared out an open window. Just as in my story, an announcement was placed in all the newspapers, along with the offer of a five-dollar reward—which, back then, was a week’s wages for most people. Many did see the announcement and brought their cats to be given or loaned to Sam as a way to show their affection.

Five months before Bambino and Mr. Twain starts, Sam’s wife, Olivia (“Livy”), died. Not only were they deeply in love, but Livy was also Sam’s editor. She helped Sam bring Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, and his other classic stories to life. When Livy died, Sam felt as if his reason for writing had died, too. When Sam moved to the Fifth Avenue house, he closed his door to the world. But in the spring of 1905, everything changed when Bambino, who had been Sam’s constant companion, disappeared out an open window.

Powers, Ron. Mark Twain, A Life. New York: Free Press, 2006. , Ken Burns, and Dayton Duncan. Mark Twain: An Illustrated Biography. New York: Knopf, 2001.

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