Meet Leonardo da Vinci and discover the story of his life and work in this engagingly illustrated biography.
Why could Leonardo da Vinci paint the human form so accurately, in all its beauty? How was he educated and trained as an artist? What inspired his most famous work, including The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa? And what fun machine did he invent? Find out about this unique artist and the many areas, from architecture to flight, he drew on and influenced. Appealing illustrations, information on his breakthroughs and successes, and an index of major events reveal how da Vinci left his mark on humanity. A timeline and simple quiz at the end of the book help kids test their understanding and knowledge.