Cover image for Leonardo da Vinci / written by Isabel Thomas ; illustrations by Katja Spitzer.
Leonardo da Vinci / written by Isabel Thomas ; illustrations by Katja Spitzer.
Publication Information:
London : Laurence King Publishing, 2018.
Physical Description:
63 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
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Most famous as the painter who created the Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci is also one of history's greatest geniuses--he was a mathematician, architect, astronomer, scientist, and musician. and he even invented the helicopter!

From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. Launching with Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Nelson Mandela, and Amelia Earhart, Little Guides to Great Lives tells the stories of the most amazing people from all over the world and across history, with full-color illustrations and fresh design to bring their incredible stories to life.

Author Notes

Isabel Thomas is a children's author and editor, specialising in people, science, and nature. She has written for many publishers including Bloomsbury, Collins Big Cat, Dorling Kindersley, Oxford University Press, and Laurence King.

Katja Spitzer is a Berlin-based illustrator. Her many books include Quodlibet, which received a Gold Medal award from3x3 magazine and two children's books,How Many Legs? andLet's Go Outside.

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