Written by Michael Dante DiMartino
In 12-year-old Giacomo’s Renaissance-inspired world, art is powerful, dangerous, and outlawed. A few artists possess Geniuses, birdlike creatures that are the living embodiment of an artist’s creative spirit. Those caught with one face a punishment akin to death in Supreme Creator Nerezza’s empire.
Now, in the company of young artists training in sacred geometry to channel their creative energies as weapons, Giacomo is leading a rebellion to free his people…
“DiMartino delivers a magical take on the power of art. With a cast that will charm you and an innovative new world to get lost in, Rebel Genius is a gift for fantasy lovers and a treasure for anyone who has ever tried to pick up a brush or a pen and make something new. A lively, thrilling spin on the struggle to create.” - #1 New York Times bestselling author Leigh Bardugo