A free Teacher's Guide for Tricky Vic is available at this link!
Selected for The New York Times ten Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2015
2015 Amazon Best Books of the Year List
2015 Kirkus Best Books of the Year List
2015 Horn Book Best Books of the Year List
2015 NYPL Books for Reading and Sharing List
"Splendid. . . . Loaded with facts but with good storytelling and high-level illustration. . . . I’m thrilled that Pizzoli has chosen to present [Tricky Vic's] story so compellingly to our nation’s children." —The New York Times
* “An appealingly colorful, deadpan account of a remarkably audacious and creative criminal.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
* "What a fabulous story."—The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review
“Elementary-school kids impressed by brazen acts of skulduggery will be snowed by this well-told true story.”—Booklist
“A fascinating story, with quirky, retro-style, mixed-media art that will appeal to readers.”—School Library Journal
—Lane Smith, author/illustrator of It's a Book and the Caldecott Honor book Grandpa Green
"It's hard enough to make a well-told story out of real-life things—it’s almost unfair that he could also make it this pretty."
—Jon Klassen, author and illustrator of the Caldecott Medal winner This Is Not My Hat