Angelo by David Macaulay

By David Macaulay

Excessive above the rooftops of Rome, Angelo starts off his paintings restoring the façade of a as soon as wonderful church. There, one of the sticks and feathers, he discovers a wounded fowl. Angelo turns into the bird's reluctant savior. because the church nears crowning glory, Angelo starts to fret concerning the way forward for his avian buddy. “What becomes of you? the place will you pass . . . the place will you . . . live?" he asks her. via his artistry as a grasp craftsman he solutions the questions for his humble buddy and assures that he, himself are not forgotten.

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Ivy was Santa, trying to deliver presents without waking up all the kids, tiptoe, tiptoe. They were almost there. Bean and Ivy whisked across a patch of grass and huddled against the cement walls of the Youth Center, tiptoe, tiptoe. They curled around the building’s corner, tiptoe, tiptoe. They crouched down and scuttled underneath the window, and Bean snapped her mask on. Slowly, slowly, they stood up and peeked in the window. indd 44 4/27/12 4:14 PM At long tables, rows of girls were bent over tiny threads, knotting and knotting.

They came back outside and put rocks on the edges to make them stay. Bean unrolled the Camp Flaming Arrow sign and stuck it to the tent with her safety pin. Ivy and Bean looked at each other and smiled. Camp Flaming Arrow was open for business. indd 38 4/27/12 4:14 PM VERY CRAFTY Bean and Ivy went inside their tent. They came out. They sat on the grass. They got up. They walked around. They sat back down again. ” Bean pulled out the Girl Power 4-Ever paper and looked at the list. ” Ivy nodded. ” “I’m not sure,” said Bean.

The first thing is counselors. The people who run camps are called counselors. They make all the decisions and they are prepared for anything. Plus, everyone has to do what they say. “Counselor Ivy,” said Bean. She saluted. “Counselor Bean,” said Ivy. She saluted, too. Bean put the ring of duct tape on her arm. If you had duct tape, you were prepared for anything. “Okay, now let’s make some decisions. indd 29 4/27/12 4:13 PM “Okay,” said Ivy. ” “Something good,” said Bean. ” “Something cool,” Bean said.

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