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Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci (Library Binding)

Illustrated by Stanley, Diane

An unwanted child. A brilliant genius.Born in 1452 to a peasant woman and a country gentleman, Leonardo da Vinci was one of the most amazing people who ever lived. He grew up to be a great painter, sculptor, architect, scientist, and inventor.As a boy, Leonardo was apprenticed to... a famous artist. But he quickly became more skillful than his teacher, and his passionate interests went far beyond art. Fascinated with the human body, he carried out his own experiments in secret. He filled thousands of pages with plans for incredible inventions including a submarine, an air-cooling system, glasses to see the moon large, and even a flying machine!In this magnificent addition to a distinguished series that includes Cleopatra, Joan of Arc, and Bard of Avon: The Story of William Shakespeare, award-winning author-artist Diane Stanley blends wonderful storytelling with gorgeous illustrations to convey theA 1996 ALA Notable Book A 1997 Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book for Nonfiction A 1997 Orbis Pictus Award A 1996 Publishers Weekly Best Books Award 00-01 Land of Enchantment Book Award Masterlist (Gr. 3-6)
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ISBN 9780756941505
Released NZ 1 Sep 2000
Publisher Perfection Learning
Format Library Binding
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Series Time-Traveling Twins
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ISBN-13 9780756941505
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Perfection Learning
Imprint Perfection Learning
Released 1 Sep 2000
Publication Country United States United States
Format Library Binding
Author(s) Illustrated by Stanley, Diane
Series Time-Traveling Twins
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
The Arts (Visual, Performing, Music)
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 239mm
Height: 277mm
Spine: 10mm
Dewey Code B
Weight 454g
Interest Age 9-12 years
Reading Age 9-12 years
Library of Congress Leonardo, Artists, Leonardo - Criticism and interpretation
NBS Text Children's General Interest & Leisure
ONIX Text Children/juvenile