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The Lost Diary of Leonardo’s Paint Mixer (Lost Diaries) Paperback – Illustrated, 7 Jun 1999

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Product details

  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Age Range: 9 - 11 years
  • Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks (7 Jun. 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0006945902
  • ISBN-13: 978-0006945901
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 0.7 x 20.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,034,593 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From the Back Cover

Artist and Genius
Cannelloni spills the beans

Newly discovered through age-stained notebooks reveal that Leonardo da Vinci – artist, inventor, scientist and engineer – was a real slowcoach! Quick to spot a new angle, he was a disaster when it came to finishing his homework Astonishing details of the colourful life of this genius are described by his studio assistant, Luigi Cannelloni.

• iainters and palaces
• Death, drawings, dragonflies and drapes
• Flaking frescoes and huge horses
• Power-crazy Popes and pushy patrons
• Tights, tints and tipples
• Colours, canals and cartoons
• The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa
• And much, much more!

You’ve never read anything like it before!

About the Author

Alex Parsons has written The Lost Diary of Queen Victoria’s Undermaid and two Blyton novelisations for Collins. She is also the author of a mass market series being published by Scholastic in May 99 called Cosmo’s Riddle – 6 titles – in Scholastics new drive for author-led mini series. Alex also writes non-fiction for DK and Watts as well as screen plays, one of which Maggie goes to Hollywood is currently in production in the States.
Alex lives in St Margarets with her husband Ian Parsons and daughter Chloe. They also have two older children, Casey-Joe and Thaddeus.

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