Who Was Leonardo da Vinci? (Who Was?)

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.

Roberta Edwards lives in New York, New York. Ken Call lives in Northbrook, Illinois.

ISBN: 9780448443010

ISBN-10: 9780448443010

Publisher: Penguin Workshop

Publication Date: 09/08/2005 - 12:00am

On Sale: 09/08/2005 - 12:00am

Pages: 112

Language: English

Categories

Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Art

Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Renaissance

Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology