[READ] Leonardo Beautiful Dreamer AUTHOR Robert Byrd – latinboyz4play.com
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Rations central text otes from Leonardo and highlights of main points represented in various ways There are several different illustrations within each page bringing the text to life Attached to the pictures there are captions to further represent Leonardo s life in an intriguing way Overall Byrd did a beautiful job depicting the life of Leonardo through his illustrations and text Byrd writes this book in a way that truly captives the audience and leaves them in amazement about Leonardo Da Vinci s life In this book Leonardo s life is told from when he was first just a boy who was fascinated by the beauty of nature from a young age to developing into a man capable of producing art in the most complicated of ways His passion for art is shown throughout the pages and comes to life not only in the text but in the pictures and even subtext Growing The Year of the Beast up he was never satisfied with the explanations he received about his never endingestions to life He felt the need to discover things by himself and had so many ideas that most of the time he couldn t finish a project once he started it During a time of the European Renaissance his artistic abilities and accomplishments are told in a fascinating way I loved this book so much it honestly inspired me in so many different ways This book made me so fascinated by Leonardo Da Vinci because of the way he was written about so beautifully All of the pictures show his passion and curiosity about the world It made me want to push myself harder and stop limiting myself It made me realize that I can achieve so much if I just set my mind to it I would love to have this book in my classroom I want all kids to read this book After a poor start one day kids weren t in the mood for a book with long pages I thought. Ous npredictable brilliance of a visionary and a timeless dreamerRobert Byrd celebrates this passionate playful genius in a glowing picture book replete with the richness and imagination of Leonardo's own notebooks Twenty lavish spreads including side drawings
I love this book and so do my children It focuses to start on an early memory of Leonardo s of being almost attacked by a huge bird of prey Next p his love of the natural world observing it and experimenting with it Insects snakes tadpoles spiders other wee things He made a dragon shield for his The Bride In Law uncle when he was a boy that actually breathed out smoke It was so horrific ahem lifelike that his father ran screaming from the room Allegedly If you can t tell I enjoy this book The only thing I would change about it was the style of drawing The illustrations have a cartoonish feel They are still attractive and the only reason it bothered me this much is that my younger son was looking for the Mona Lisa in the book and couldn t spot the scene as easily assual because the illustration was cartoonish and less a faithful reproduction of his work It wasn t meant to be a reproduction book after all This book combined with Diane Stanley s beautifully illustrated Leonardo da Vinci makes a wonderful pair Leonardo Beautiful Dreamer by Robert Byrd is a book depicting the entertaining life of Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo was a very talented man famous for being a painter sculpture musician engineer philosopher and even prankster Leonardo is a famous dreamer who sed his scientific inuiry to bring brilliance to his beautiful designed artwork Byrd s purpose for this book was to follow the journey Leonardo had from the beginning of interests to how he took off in his talent Leonardo learned his way with architecture simply by living in the Renaissance period being influenced by the artwork and artists such as Bramante Byrd does a wonderful job depicting the fun creative brilliant spontaneous character of Leonardo Each page is different with watercolor illust. Famous in his time as a painter prankster and philosopher Leonardo da Vinci was also a musician sculptor and engineer for dukes popes and kings What remains of his work from futuristic designs and scientific inuiry to artwork of ethereal beauty reveals the ambiti.
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We would just return it to the library How happy I am that we started again yesterday We read the first 13 in about 45 minutes What a WONDERFUL book about Leonardo DaVinciSo far it has given s a chance to talk about names and where they come from how society once treated illegitimate children art Italy and the destruction of war which destroyed a larger than life sculpture of a horse that was over 10 years in the making dissection arches and Oh and I forgot to mention wonderfully illustratedThis educational and beautifully illustrated book that is too long to be read in one sitting with young children It has around 40 pages and we can really only read a few pages 4 8 per day Wow This book was seriously long for a picture book It took The Italians Christmas Housekeeper/The Baby The Billionaire Demands/The Innocents Shock Pregnancy/Sheikhs Secret Love-Child (Secret Heirs of Billionaires Book 18) us about two weeks of reading a couple of pages each night to slog our way through it The positives There s a ton of great information wonderful illustrations and a comprehensive look at Leonardo s life as well as of some of his contemporaries The page on mirror writing was very cool The negatives It s soooo long with an overwhelming amount of information and at times the font is too small and fancy to be very legible I know I m getting old but I had to get really close to figure out what many of the smallotes said To exacerbate the problem the font on the page of mirror writing notes was eually small and backward I got a headache reading that page aloneOverall we really enjoyed reading about Leonardo s life and his myriad interests and studies I marveled at the illustrations and we spent a long time reading this book But it is just way too long and it almost felt like a chore to get through by the time we finished it Needed to be significantly edited in order to be truly readable Good reference book perhap. Upplemental texts and otes from Leonardo's writings highlight distinct periods and make the master's art jokes explorations and inventions wonderfully vivid and accessible A striking tribute to an irrepressible mind and to the potential within all who are curiou.
Robert Byrd has been delighting children of all ages with his whimsical fantasy filled children's books for over 30 years As author and illustrator he has the rare talent to see his fanciful visions through to the minutest detail Whether enlightening audiences to the many talents of Leonardo DaVinci or taking us into a wonderous world filled with foxes and bears in military attire Bob as he'