Leonardo da Vinci: A Stroke of Genius

You’ve probably heard of Leonardo da Vinci. He is famous for: painting the most famous picture in the world, designing the first-ever flying machine, and being THE all-round fabulous Renaissance Man. But did you know that Leonardo invented heaps of wicked weapons, including a murderous machine gun, and liked to cut up people’s dead bodies to look for their souls? Get the full story here!

  • Marks the 500th anniversary of da Vinci’s death
  • The inside story on his art, ideas and inventions
  • Fun facts, daft jokes and heaps of cartoon pictures
  • Written in Scholastic’s legendary Horrible style

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    Michael Cox

    Michael Cox is a favourite Scholastic non-fiction author, and has written numerous titles in the Top Ten, Dead Famous and The Knowledge series. He lives near Newark, Nottinghamshire. Horror is his speciality…

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    Winner of the Stockport Schools Book Award for Fintan Fedora.

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