Leonardo's Horse H
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Leonardo's Horse H by Jean Fritz
Book Description"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)
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780399235764
(270mm x 216mm x 12mm)
Imprint: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Jean Fritz
Jean Fritz, the Newbery Honor-winning author of Homesick, is best known for her engaging and enlightening nonfiction for young readers, including What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?, And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?, and Shh! We're Writing the Constitution. She was honored with the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature by the New York State Library Association, and won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her career contribution to American children's literature.
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