Everybody knows that Leonardo da Vinci was an artist - that
he was the mastermind behind the infamous Mona Lisa and designed
the first-ever flying machine. But did you also know that da Vinci:
spent a decade making a clay horse?
- had his
very own pet dragon?
- loved to wear pink?
rivalries between artists, incredible inventions and passages from
Leonardo's lost notebook, discover everything you ever
wanted to know about the man with the paintbrush!
Michael Cox is the master of wit and wordplay, and spends a lot of time in schools making children laugh. He has written widely for Scholastic's non-fiction list, including titles for the Dead Famous, Knowledge, Pickle Hill Primary and My Story series and his own Action-Seeker Handbooks. Hodder recently published his Vampire Vigilantes fiction trilogy.More about Michael Cox