Leonardo da Vinci was a great inventor, engineer, scientist, botanist, mathematician and—oh, yes—a great artist, too! Find out about the man who painted the Mona Lisa and invented the bicycle, armored tank, diving suit and other machines centuries before they were built. Leonardo da Vinci for Kids (for readers ages 8 and up) tells the story of this remarkable man and shares fascinating details of his era—the Renaissance. Learn the basics of art theory and experience exciting moments in history. Meet important figures like Michelangelo, Machiavelli and the Sforza and Medici families. A glossary, biographies of artists and historical figures, list of web sites, and Leonardo's extraordinary art make this one of the best books on this artistic and scientific genius.
This book features a helpful glossary, biographies of Renaissance artists and historical figures, web sites to explore, and more