Nabbing History's Most Wanted
Crown Books for Young Readers, 9781524767419, 224pp.
Publication Date: September 17, 2019
Other Editions of This Title:
Library Binding (9/17/2019)
Outlaw, assassin, art thief, and spy, these fourteen troublemakers and crooks--including Blackbeard the pirate, Typhoid Mary, and gangster Al Capone--have given the good guys a run for their money throughout the ages.
Some were crooked, some were deadly, and some were merely out of line--but they all got Caught! as detailed in this fascinating and funny study of crime, culture, and forensic science.
FEATURING HISTORY'S MOST WANTED: Joan of Arc, Sir Walter Raleigh, Caravaggio, Blackbeard, John Wilkes Booth, Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Mata Hari, Typhoid Mary, Rasputin, Vincenzo Peruggia (Mona Lisa thief), Bernard Kuehn (Pearl Harbor spy), Anna Anderson (Anastasia impersonator), and Al Capone
About the Author
Kevin O'Malley is the illustrator of How They Croaked and How They Choked, the coauthor and illustrator of the popular Miss Malarkey series, and the author and illustrator of picture books The Perfect Dog, Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude, and the New York Times bestseller Gimme Cracked Corn and I Will Share. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with his wife. You can follow him on Facebook or visit him at booksbyomalley.com.
Praise For Caught!: Nabbing History's Most Wanted…
“Highly entertaining and assiduously researched, offers a fascinating glimpse into different periods of history and human nature both.” —Booklist, Starred Review
“Lighthearted and clever writing…. Facts and illustrations abound in this quick read with broad appeal to reluctant readers.” —VOYA