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Neo Leo : The Ageless Ideas of Leonardo Da Vinci (Reprint) (Paperback) (Gene Barretta)

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In 1781, Thomas Paine came up with a model for a single-span bridge; in 1887, Adolf Eugen Fick made the first pair of contact lenses; and in 1907, Paul Cornu built the first helicopter. But Leonardo da Vinci thought of all these ideas more than five hundred years ago! At once an artist, inventor, engineer, and scientist, da Vinci wrote and drew detailed descriptions of what would later become hang gliders, automobiles, robots, and much more. Gene Barretta cleverly shows how Leonardo's ideas--many inspired by his love of nature--foreshadowed modern inventions, offering a window into the future.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Inventions, History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Gene Barretta
Language: English
Street Date: June 21, 2016
TCIN: 50926170
UPC: 9781250079602
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-8173
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