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Christian Gálvez
The Da Vinci Gang 1: The Magical Sneakers

(El pequeño Leo Da Vinci 1. Las deportivas mágicas)

Children and Young Adult / Middle - Grade Books

  • Published: 08/10/2014
  • ISBN: 9788420417721
  • 128 pages

Leo and his friends Miguel Ángel and Lisa make up the Da Vinci Gang and have great adventures solving mysteries! Leo Da Vinci is an 8 year old kid who lives in Florence, Italy with his grandparents. He is always inventing new machines, but what he loves most is to hang out with the gang and look for new adventures! These colorful books are filled with lots of fun and friendship, striking a perfect balance between fiction and non-fiction.

Leo, Lisa and Miguel Ángel’s soccer team always wins... because Boti has magical sneakers that allow him to score every time! But, one day the sneakers lose their powers! Leo and his gang will have to use all their wit to try to get them back!

About the author

 Christian Gálvez (Madrid, 1980) is currently one of the key members of Mediaset TV España where he has been leading the cultural competition Pasapalabra to great success for the last ten years. Since 2009, he combines his work in television with research into the great figures of the Renaissance, like Da Vinci, who has been the key theme of his lectures. He lives between Madrid, Spain and Tuscany, Italy. From his investigative eagerness and curiosity came Killing Leonardo da Vinci, his debut novel, which has achieved great success both with critics and with readers, selling over 50,000 copies. He is also the author of the bestselling children’s series El peqeuño Leo Da Vinci.

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  • Turkey: Kitapçi Publishing