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In twelve year old Giacomo's Renaissance inspired world, art is powerful, dangerous, and outlawed. A few artists possess Geniuses, birdlike creatures that are the living embodiment of an artist's creative spirit. Those caught with one face a punished akin to death. When Giacomo discovers he has a Genius, he knows he's in serious trouble. Luckily, he finds safety in a secret studio where young artists and their Geniuses train in sacred geometry to channel their creative energies as weapons. But when a murderous artist goes after the three Sacred Tools objects that would allow him to destroy the world and everyone in his path - Giacomo and his friends must risk their lives to stop him. Magic, mystery, and mayhem come together in this page turning new series, featuring striking black and white art throughout.
4 October 2016
Roaring Brook Press