Who Was Leonardo da Vinci?

Who Was Leonardo da Vinci?

Illustrator: True Kelley

Format
Paperback
Price
$4.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780448443010
  • 112 Pages
  • Grosset & Dunlap
  • 9 – 12

Overview

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 who lived at a fascinating time—Italy during the Renaissance.

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