In Renaissance Florence, thirteen-year-old apprentice Arduino's dreams of being a painter are challenged after he discovers the extreme measures the Maestro Cosimo di Forlç will take in the name of jealousy. Arduino faces a decision that could cost him his only chance to realize his life's dream.
Pilar Molina Llorente is a translator and children's book author. In 2013 she received the Edebé Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature for Tesa. She is also the author of The Apprentice.