Famous Figures of the Renaissance

$ 16.95

ISBN 9780981856667

The printing revolution is ignited as Johannes Gutenberg invents movable type printing and new ideas spread throughout the world. Leonardo da Vinci, the quintessential Renaissance man, observes and records the world around him, creating art that has been treasured through the centuries. As Queen Elizabeth I reigns in England, William Shakespeare writes dramatic masterpieces for the ages. In Italy, Galileo Galilei peers through his telescope at wonders never seen before. This is the Renaissance, a time of exploration and adventure. Now children ages 6 to 12 can make movable action figures and relive the memorable events of the Renaissance with Johannes Gutenberg, Christopher Columbus, Isabella I, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Martin Luther, Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, William Shakespeare, and Galileo Galilei. Yes, they really move! Move their arms and legs, use their pens and paintbrushes, and act out their stories at home or at school-over and over again. History has never been so much fun! Monarchs! Explorers! Artists! These people shaped history-and our world today. Read about their amazing lives, right in this book. Detailed biography section with facts about each figure Companion reading list for read-alouds and independent readers Downloadable script to use for dramatic presentations Meticulous illustrations based on paintings and statues Easy to assemble (instructions included) Colored and colorable versions of each character Printed on sturdy card stock for hours of creative play Punch and fastener packs available at FiguresInMotion.com

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