In true stories as vivid as the colors in which they painted, Jim Weiss brings to life Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Donatello and other captivating characters.
Watch fierce Pope Julius II drive out invaders while supervising the painting of the Sisine Chapel, and dine in the palace of Lorenzo de Medici -swordsman, statesman and patron of the arts- as he faces treachery and turns war to peace.
|Publisher:||The Well-Trained Mind Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.70(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||7 - 16 Years|
About the Author
Jim Weiss's story recordings and books offer a welcoming doorway into the world’s greatest stories from literature and history. His vivid retellings of the classics have received more than one hundred major awards from organizations such as the American Library Association, Parents' Choice Foundation, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, and Film Advisory Board. More importantly, the stories form the heart of daily learning and meaningful entertainment in households and schools around the world.To hear Jim tell a story is to become swept up in the tale. He includes information about people and events behind the stories, and encourages children to read the original classics, on their own or with the help of more experienced readers. So listeners leave the storyteller's circle inspired to learn even more and to develop their own creative gifts. Jim Weiss believes the joy of reading, writing and creative activity begins in the presence of the storyteller.For performance availability, distribution information, or additional titles, please visit www.welltrainedmind.com or www.jimweiss.com.