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Paperback Who Was Leonardo Da Vinci? Book

ISBN: 0448443015

ISBN13: 9780448443010

Who Was Leonardo Da Vinci?

(Part of the Who Was/Is...? Series)

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Leonardo da Vinci was a gifted painter, talented musician, and dedicated scientist and inventor, designing flying machines, submarines, and even helicopters. Yet he had a hard time finishing things, a problem anyone can relate to. Only thirteen paintings are known to be his; as for the illustrated encyclopedia he intended to create, all that he left were thousands of disorganized notebook pages. Here is an accessible portrait of a fascinating man...

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Great subject for a children book.

Great subject for a children book. I got this series of books for my daughter and she really enjoyes reading them. Great read and educational too.

i can't wait to get the whole series

This is one of the best biographies aimed at children that I have ever read. The main narrative is interspersed with sidebars about different historical explanations about relevant topics such as the invention of paper, ranking of workers within the guild system, Copernicus, The illustrations by True Kelley are light-hearted, accessible, and they carry the text. How else do you explain a painting?
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