Leonardo and the Flying Boy (Anholt's Artists Books for Children Series)

Leonardo and the Flying Boy (Anholt's Artists Books for Children Series)

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by Laurence Anholt, Laurence Anhold
     
 

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There were no spaceships or airplanes when Zoro was a boy. He lived in Italy during the era we now call the Renaissance, a time when the sky belonged to the birds. But one unusual man dreamed of incredible flying machines. "One day, Zoro," he told his pupil, "people will sail through the clouds and look down at the world below." Zoro was curious. He knew that his

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There were no spaceships or airplanes when Zoro was a boy. He lived in Italy during the era we now call the Renaissance, a time when the sky belonged to the birds. But one unusual man dreamed of incredible flying machines. "One day, Zoro," he told his pupil, "people will sail through the clouds and look down at the world below." Zoro was curious. He knew that his teacher did more than merely dream about the future, but was an important artist and inventor. Then Zoro made an astonishing discovery. His teacher was building a mysterious machine. A machine intended to fly! Here begins a fascinating story based on a true event, for Zoro's master was the famous artist and inventor, Leonardo da Vinci. Full-color illustrations throughout this beautiful book include reproductions of some of Leonardo's famous artworks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764152252
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
Anholt's Artists Books for Children Series
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.68(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile:
AD380L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author


Laurence Anholt is the author and illustrator of several children’s books about famous artists, all available in North America from Barron’s. They include Degas and the Little Dancer, Leonardo and the Flying Boy, The Magical Garden of Claude Monet, and van Gogh and the Sunflowers.

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Leonardo and the Flying Boy 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this whole series. They are simple stories with TRUE information about events that happened in the artist life yet written as a story at young persons level. LOVE THEM!