Secrets of the Cirque Medrano (Hardcover)

By Elaine Scott

Charlesbridge Publishing, 9781570917127, 216pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2008



When her mother dies, Brigitte is sent to live in Paris where she helps her aunt and uncle in their cafe. Her new life seems strange and interesting. When Brigitte befriends Paco, the young circus performer from the Cirque Medrano who poses from the temperamental Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, she is drawn into a web of international intrigue.

About the Author

Elaine Scott is the author of many award-winning nonfiction children's books, including Poles Apart: Why Penguins and Polar Bears Will Never Be Neighbors (Viking) and Close Encounters: Exploring the Universe with the Hubble Space Telescope (Hyperion). Elaine lives in Houston, Texas with her husband, Parker, and three cats named Laverne, Shirley, and Troy.