Journal of Inventions: Leonardo da Vinci

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$29.09
UPC:
9781592239085
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Publisher:
Silver Dolphin Books; Pop edition (April 7, 2009)
Age Range:
8 and up
Shipping Weight:
1.4 pounds
Language:
English
Product Dimensions:
9.5 x 1.8 x 11.8 inches
Binding:
Hardcover
Pages:
12
Grade Level:
2 - 6
ISBN-10:
1592239080
ISBN-13:
978-1592239085
Author:
Jasper Bark

Product Overview

I have always felt it is my destiny to build a machine that would allow man to fly, wrote Leonardo da Vinci in his journal alongside a sketch for an impossibly ingenious invention he called his Flying Machine. Though never built, it takes flight here inJournal of Inventions: Leonardo da Vinci.This fascinating book is an exquisite collection of elaborate 3-D pop-ups and detailed illustrations based on the personal notebooks and sketches of the Renaissances most influential mind. Discover da Vincis Mechanical Man, coil-spring clock mechanisms, hydraulic contraptions, and designs for armored vehiclesthe precursor to modern tanks. Each invention is brought to life as a movable 3-D pop-up, with da Vincis own words and illustrations to provide further insight. This endlessly fascinating book is sure to inspire young readers and adults alike.

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