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Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions: You Can Build Yourself
     

Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions: You Can Build Yourself

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by Maxine Anderson
 

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Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself introduces readers to the life, world, and incredible mind of Leonardo da Vinci through hands-on building projects that explore his invention ideas. Most of Leonardo's inventions were never made in his lifetime—they remained sketches in his famous notebooks. Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions

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Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself introduces readers to the life, world, and incredible mind of Leonardo da Vinci through hands-on building projects that explore his invention ideas. Most of Leonardo's inventions were never made in his lifetime—they remained sketches in his famous notebooks. Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself shows you how to bring these ideas to life using common household supplies. Detailed step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and templates for creating each project combine with historical facts and anecdotes, biographies and trivia about the real-life models for each project. Together they give kids a first-hand look into
the amazing mind of one the world’s greatest inventors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936749157
Publisher:
Nomad Press
Publication date:
07/15/2006
Series:
Build It Yourself Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
793,246
File size:
8 MB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Lauri Berkenkamp is the author of six books for kids. Writing under the pen name Maxine Anderson she has written Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself, which was excerpted in the New York Times Book Review and Christian Science Monitor, chosen as the #7 BookSense Children’s Pick for Summer 2006 and named Book of the Year by the Society for School Librarians International in 2006; Great Civil War Projects You Can Build Yourself, which was excerpted in Boys’ Life magazine and called “a fascinating gem of a book” by the New York Times Book Review; Explore Spring, and Explore Winter, which were chosen as Parents’ Choice Recommended Books for 2007, Discover the Amazon, as well as Discover the Oceans.

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Amazing Leonardo da Vinci Inventions You Can Build Yourself 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You will enjoy this book if your an art geek
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