Laurence Anholt Leonardo and the Flying Boy

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Leonardo and the Flying Boy

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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.

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LEONARDO
da VINCI


Anything is possible in the studio of Leonardo da Vinci -- painter, sculptor, musician, and scientist. But what is the extraordinary secret locked behind the doors of his mysterious workshop? When Zoro, the young apprentice sneaks inside, he is sent soaring into a thrilling adventure.

Complete with reproductions of da Vinci's work, this is another inspirational story from Laurance Anholt's bestselling series, celebrating some of the world's greatest artists and the real children who knew them.

About 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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