A thousand glass flowers : Marietta Barovier and the invention of the rosetta bead (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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A thousand glass flowers : Marietta Barovier and the invention of the rosetta bead

Author: Evan Turk
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Primary school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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As a child in fifteenth-century Murano, Italy, Marietta Barovier is drawn to her father's workshop and, although glass blowing is men's work, she later revives the lost art of millefiori.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Named Person: Marietta Barovier; Marietta Barovier; Marietta Barovier; Marietta Barovier
Material Type: Biography, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evan Turk
ISBN: 9781534410343 1534410341
OCLC Number: 1241685915
Target Audience: Ages 4-8.; Grades K-1.
Description: 40 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Evan Turk.

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As a child in fifteenth-century Murano, Italy, Marietta Barovier is drawn to her father's workshop and, although glass blowing is men's work, she later revives the lost art of millefiori.

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