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Leonardo and the flying boy: a story about Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo and the flying boy: a story about Leonardo da Vinci

Anholt, Laurence

Zoro is the pupil of the painter, sculptor, scientist and inventor, Leonardo da Vinci. He works hard in Leonardo's workshop, but he is never allowed inside the secret locked room

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories.
Published London: Frances Lincoln, 2003
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Statement of responsibility: by Laurence Anholt
ISBN: 0711221324, 9780711221321
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: 2000.
Physical Description: [31] p. : col. ill., port. ; 29 cm.
Series: Anholt's artists
Subject: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 Juvenile fiction.; Flying-machines Fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 3.6
Interest Level: LY
Points: 0.5
Quiz Number: 210982

Author note

LAURENCE ANHOLT has created more than 200 books for children which are published in 30 languages. His self-illustrated Anholt's Artists series have sold millions of copies around the world, including Camille and the Sunflowers, Degas and the Little Dancer, Leonardo and the Flying Boy, Picasso and the Girl with a Ponytail, The Magical Garden of Claude Monet, Tell Us a Story, Papa Chagall and Cezanne and the Apple Boy. Laurence has also collaborated on numerous picture books with his wife, the artist Catherine Anholt. Their titles have won numerous awards, including the Nestlé Smarties Gold Award on two occasions. The Anholts live and work in a house on a hill above the sea in Devon. 


This book encourages children to understand that human beings can have a creative vision and reach out to change things ... an inspirational book

Books for Keeps||

As well as providing a slice of art history, this book also celebrates the intellect and love of learning and reminds us that the world needs eccentrics

School Librarian||

... a lyrical text and stunning pictures by Laurence Anholt (together with some equally stunning illustrations by Leonardo himself). In all an entertaining introduction to the genius of Leonardo Da Vinci