First Second, Paperback, 9781596433915, 144pp.
Publication Date: May 11, 2010
On the run from the law . . . in 14th century France
Life as a Templar Knight returning from the Crusades is dull bread, beans, and lots and lots of walking. But after Martin stumbles upon his lost love (now married to someone else), things begin to get more interesting very quickly. There's a vast conspiracy afoot to destroy the Templar Order and steal their treasure. Soon, Martin finds himself one of the only Templars out of prison and out for revenge
A swashbuckling story of betrayal, adventure, and an epic swindle, Solomon's Thieves is the first volume in a trilogy written by Jordan Mechner (the creator of the acclaimed Prince of Persia video games) and illustrated by LeUyen Pham and Alex Puvilland.
LEUYEN PHAM worked in animation before turning to children s books. She wrote and illustrated "Big Sister, Little Sister" and is the illustrator of numerous other picture books. Ms. Pham lives in San Francisco, California, with her husband.
Alex Puvilland worked together with his wife LeUyen Pham to create the art for the book "Prince of Persia". Alex has worked as a visual development artist for Dreamworks Feature Animation and on numerous films. They live in San Francisco with their son Leo.