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Ught For that particular scam anyway  Kids will love to read about Vic's thrilling life and teachers will love the informational sidebars and back matter Award winner Greg Pizzoli’s humorous and vibrant graphic style of illustration mark a bold approach to picture book biograph Robert Miller is a one master con man Known for a time as Tricky Vic he runs elaborate rouses in the US and Europe including fooling notorious mobster Al Capone and selling fake contra

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Tricky Vic

A New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2015In the early 1900s Robert Miller aka “Count Victor Lustig” moved to Paris hoping to be an artist A  con artist that is He used his ingenious scams on unsuspecting marks all over the world from the Czech Rep Fascinating story about a con artist Picture book style with lots of text Cool retro collage illustrationsDidn t make my short list for school visits but great for the right kid

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Ublic to Atlantic ocean liners and across America Tricky Vic pulled off his most daring con in 1925 when he managed to sell the Eiffel Tower to one of the city’s most successful scrap metal dealers Six weeks later he tried to sell the Eiffel Tower all over again Vic was never ca As Pizzoli points out himself in the author s notes if this story wasn t true it would be unbelievable Great little book that uses some uniue art styles to get the story across This wo


10 thoughts on “Tricky Vic

  1. says:

    So so so sooooooo good This is what all nonfiction should be exciting engaging and page turning Wow I can't wait to share this with students Upper elementary and middle school teachers and librarians this is a picture book

  2. says:

    And finally is The Impossibly True Story of Tricky Vic the Man who Sold the Eiffel Tower by Greg Pizzoli This is the best book ever this week The design work on here too Greg is a screen print designer if I'm saying that right And his news story here a picture book a nonfiction story about a con artist I don't think you can handle the material any better He's done such a wonderful job of bringing history to life and also saying

  3. says:

    Fascinating story about a con artist Picture book style with lots of text Cool retro collage illustrationsDidn't make my

  4. says:

    I loved The Watermelon Seed and I was suitably charmed entertained and educated while reading Tricky Vic I'm curious what sparked the idea of wr

  5. says:

    As Pizzoli points out himself in the author's notes if this story wasn't true it would be unbelievable Great littl

  6. says:

    Awesome book Really fun read genius illustrations

  7. says:

    Initially I rated this book 2 stars but by the time I finished this write up I realized I didn't really think the book was ok and lowered my rating to the lowest possible It may seem silly getting my undies in a serious wad over a mere children

  8. says:

    I would have liked reference to how he gathered and evaluated his sources especially when as he notes so many of them contradicted each other He blithely announces that he changed one fact around because he felt it would work better in an earlier part of the story The fact that he tells the kids this in the afterword does not excuse him from having placed some false information before the kids Not that many kids read afterwords and this i

  9. says:

    Robert Miller is a one master con man Known for a time as Tricky Vic he runs elaborate rouses in the US and Europe including foolin

  10. says:

    I loved the narrative text and the mixture of illustrations Tricky Vic's face is always portrayed as a thumbprint The tex

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