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Leonardo's Horse
By Jean Fritz and Hudson Talbott (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Puffin
Publication date September 1, 2005
Pages 48
Binding Hardcover
Book category Easy Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780142501474
ISBN-10 0142501476
Availability§ Publication Cancelled
Original list price $6.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product 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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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780142501474 Book cover for 9780399235764
 
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from Puffin (September 1, 2005)
9780142501474 | details & prices | 48 pages | List price $6.99
About: "A scintillating sliver of history.
from Putnam Pub Group (September 1, 2001)
9780399235764 | details & prices | 8.25 × 11.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.95 lbs | List price $21.99
About: 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.
Reinforced
from Demco Media (November 1, 2003)
9780606295420 | details & prices | List price $15.81
About: "A scintillating sliver of history.

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