Leonardo da Vinci: Renaissance Artist and Inventor
Leonardo da Vinci lived during the Italian Renaissance, a time of great ideas and innovation. This enlightening biography details da Vinci's early life, including his apprenticeship with artist Andrea del Verrocchio. Through detailed, stunning photos and images, easy-to-read text, and captivating facts, children will learn about some of da Vinci's greatest works of art, including The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa, and will discover how da Vinci perfectly embodied the spirit of the Renaissance. A glossary and index are provided to aid students in better understanding of the content and vocabulary. This book also includes an in-class activity to further students' understanding of one of da Vinci's inventions.
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