Leonardo da Vinci and Gianni Rodari

  • Imprint: Giunti Junior
  • Pages: 96/192
  • Size: 23 x 29 cm
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Price: 12,50 €
  • Age: 7 and up
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Leonardo da Vinci: Stories and Legends
Leonardo da Vinci was not only a genius and an innovator known for his artistic works and futuristic machines, he was also a narrator of witty fables and legends which tried to teach children moral commitment. The real character of his stories is nature: water, air, animals - both real and mythological - which are alive, have thoughts and even the gift of speech. The fables and legends in this book were re-elaborated by Bruno Nardini from the notes and maxims which Leonardo wrote in various parts of his large corpus of manuscripts.

Il Pianeta Accazeta  (The Planet H-Z)
A collection of short stories, nursery rhymes and riddles with the usual extraordinary beauty of Gianni Rodari’s writing.

Gianni Rodari (1920 – 1980) was an Italian writer and educationalist who specialised in books for youngsters and children that have been translated into many different languages. In 1970 he won the Hans Christian Andersen prize.

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