Leonardo's Horse

Leonardo's Horse

Book - 2001
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Penguin Putnam
"A scintillating sliver of history. . . . An inventive introduction to the Renaissance and one of its masters." (Publishers Weekly, starred review)

"An unusual and surprisingly touching story . . . . An offbeat and intriguing read." (The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review)

"At times sad, silly, and telling, this is a wholly entertaining book." (School Library Journal, starred review)

"Filled with engaging details of Leonardo and his world. . . . Illustrations which range from utterly recognizable scenes of Florence to the ghostly horses at Leonardo's deathbed. . . . An unusual biography for young people, and one well worth poring over . . . . A unique way of picturing a unique world . . . . An extraordinary tribute." (Kirkus Reviews, starred review)

Random House, Inc.
"A scintillating sliver of history. . . . An inventive introduction to the Renaissance and one of its masters." (Publishers Weekly, starred review)

"An unusual and surprisingly touching story . . . . An offbeat and intriguing read." (The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review)

"At times sad, silly, and telling, this is a wholly entertaining book." (School Library Journal, starred review)

"Filled with engaging details of Leonardo and his world. . . . Illustrations which range from utterly recognizable scenes of Florence to the ghostly horses at Leonardo's deathbed. . . . An unusual biography for young people, and one well worth poring over . . . . A unique way of picturing a unique world . . . . An extraordinary tribute." (Kirkus Reviews, starred review)

Baker & Taylor
Offers the story of Leonardo da Vinci's plan to make a great sculptured bronze horse statue to stand before a palace in Milan and the American man who made the master's dream realized five-hundred years later.

Baker
& Taylor

Describes how a dream to sculpt a gold horse was passed from Leonardo da Vinci, to Charles Dent, to Nina Akamu, and and upon completion given to Italy as a gift from the United States.

Publisher: New York : Putnam, c2001.
ISBN: 9780399235764
0399235760
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Additional Contributors: Talbott, Hudson - Illustrator

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