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As a teenager, Leonardo da Vinci purportedly painted a monster at his father's request. His monster was so lifelike that his father nearly fainted from fright upon seeing it. This picture book for young readers tells this remarkable story from the life of a pretty unusual boy.
|Publisher:||Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Lexile:||AD680L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||5 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Jane Sutcliffe is the author of nineteen children's biographies. Her articles have been published in Highlights for Children, Boys' Life, and Appleseeds. She is the author of Leonardo's Monster, also published by Pelican. Fascinated by biographies since she was a child, Sutcliffe has written about Walt Disney, Paul Revere, Amelia Earhart, and John F. Kennedy. She serves as a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, actively participating in the New England chapter. She lives with her family and dog in Tolland, Connecticut.
Herb Leonhard received a BFA in illustration from the Pacific Northwest College of Art. His award-winning work has appeared in D Magazine, among other publications. He is the illustrator of several other Pelican books, including St. Patrick and the Three Brave Mice, Way Out West on My Little Pony, A Southern Child’s Garden of Verses, Leonardo’s Monster, I Know a Librarian Who Chewed on a Word, A Is for Alliguitar: Musical Alphabeasts, and Southern Mother Goose. Leonhard lives in Prosser, Washington.