Leonardo da Vinci /

by Krensky, Stephen [author.]; Ager, Charlotte [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: DK life stories: Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2020.Edition: First American edition.Description: 128 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781465490650; 1465490655; 9781465490643; 1465490647; 9780241411568; 0241411564.Subject(s): Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 -- Juvenile literature | Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 | Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 | Artists -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Scientists -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Artists -- Italy -- Biography | Scientists -- Italy -- Biography | Artists | Italy | Juvenile works | Biographies
Contents:
A blank canvas -- Moving and monsters -- The young apprentice -- Spreading his wings -- A change in scenery -- The notebooks -- Returning home -- Engineering his future -- The Mona Lisa -- All roads lead to Rome -- Final days -- A true Renaissance man.
Summary: Discover the inspiring story of Leonardo da Vinci, the artist, inventor, and engineer of the Italian Renaissance.
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Discover the inspiring story of Leonardo da Vinci, the artist, inventor, and engineer of the Italian Renaissance... <br> <br> Leonardo was a creative genius who wanted to understand how things worked. This book traces his life, from his birth in a hilltop village near Florence, Italy, through to his work as a painter, sculptor, and engineer. Leonardo made hundreds of drawings and paintings, including the Mona Lisa - probably the most famous painting in the world. Learn how Leonardo made detailed sketches of the human body and designs of parachutes, helicopters, and armored tanks - many years before the technology existed to build them.<br> <br> This new kids' biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting and inspiring people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement age-appropriate narrative text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes DK Life Stories the one biography series everyone will want to collect.

Includes index.

A blank canvas -- Moving and monsters -- The young apprentice -- Spreading his wings -- A change in scenery -- The notebooks -- Returning home -- Engineering his future -- The Mona Lisa -- All roads lead to Rome -- Final days -- A true Renaissance man.

Discover the inspiring story of Leonardo da Vinci, the artist, inventor, and engineer of the Italian Renaissance.

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