Leonardo da Vinci for Kids (Paperback)

His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities (For Kids series)

By Janis Herbert

Chicago Review Press, 9781556522987, 104pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1998

List Price: 17.95*
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The marriage of art and science is celebrated in this beautifully illustrated four-color biography and activity book. Kids will begin to understand the important discoveries that da Vinci made through inspiring activities like determining the launch angle of a catapult, sketching birds and other animals, creating a map, learning to look at a painting, and much more. Includes a glossary, bibliography, listing of pertinent museums and Web sites, a timeline, and many interesting sidebars.

About the Author

Janis Herbert is a freelance writer. She is also the author of The American Revolution for Kids, The Civil War for Kids, Lewis and Clark for Kids, and Marco Polo for Kids.

Praise For Leonardo da Vinci for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities (For Kids series)

"Enthusiastically recommended." —Favorite Resources for Catholic Homeschoolers

"One of a series of terrific history-based activity books." —Home Education Magazine

"Beautifully illustrated...Can stimulate lesson plans and thematic units to engage and stimulate children throughout a long, hot summer."  —Texas Child Care

“Lively and engaging.”  —Montreal Families