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Author Herbert, Janis, 1956-

Title Leonardo da Vinci for kids : his life and ideas : 21 activities / Janis Herbert.

Publication Info. Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 709.2 LEONARDO    Check Shelf
 Granby, Main Library - Children's Room  JB LEONARDO DA VINCI HER    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Juvenile Biography  JB LEONARDO    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Children's Department  J759.592 LEO    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Children's Department  J B DA VINCI    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Children's Department  JB DA VINCI    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Bishop's Corner Branch - Children's Nonfiction  J 709 HERBERT    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Children's Department  J709.2 HE    Check Shelf
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 90 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 87) and index.
Summary Presents a biography of this prolific artist and inventor through projects in cartography, animal art, bird observation, and mask making.
Contents Timeline -- A boy in Vinci: Setting up your studio -- Observing nature -- Brush up on birds -- The young apprentice: A beaker for brushes -- Framed! -- A life mask -- Kitchen clay -- Perspective -- The Renaissance -- Animal art -- Well-bannered -- Pinpointing the vanishing point -- A genius at work: Leonardo's letter to Ludovico -- Leonardo's lute -- Mirror writing -- A discovery notebook -- Measuring up -- The plague -- A masque of the planets -- Leonardo's prophecies -- Eye exercises -- Leonardo's inventions -- Italy's kingdoms and city-states -- Leonardo's lunch -- For the birds -- Salai's aniseed sweets -- Mental exercise -- Leonardo's lock -- Learn a little Italian -- Flight -- A parachute kite -- Restoring The Last Supper -- Missiles and math -- "I shall continue.": The nature of sound -- Art detectives -- The craft of cartography -- How tall is that tree? -- Simple machines -- Who was Mona Lisa? -- Looking at art -- A Renaissance herb garden -- Glossary -- Biographies -- Resources.
Subject Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 -- Juvenile literature.
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519.
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 (OCoLC)fst00033122
Artists -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Creative activities and seat work -- Juvenile literature.
Artists. (OCoLC)fst00817559
Creative activities and seat work. (OCoLC)fst00882463
Italy. (OCoLC)fst01204565
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
ISBN 1556522983
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