Leonardo’s Fables and Jests: Retold by Edgar Herbert Brice-Smythe, Leonardo da Vinci entertained his patrons during court festivities by telling stories and “jests,” or jokes, and riddles and magic tricks. Leonardo’s archaic language and style have been updated by Brice-Smythe so that today’s audience can appreciate these immortal ideas. Through this collection, you will enjoy the “lighter side” of Leonardo and see that not only was he a master Artist and Inventor, but an original Storyteller, as well. For ages 8 to 108.
…completely new outlook on the genius of Leonardo….all the selections are too good not to be shared… — Sarah Leonard, Reviewer, eBook Reviews Weekly
This a very delightful book! Becoming aware of Leonardo da Vinci impact on society is very interesting and I love the fables depicted in this book.
Who knew that Leonardo Da Vinci was such a delicious entertainer? A story teller and magician, no less. This is a fun look at the much loved artist and inventor that I thoroughly enjoyed.
Leonardo’s Fables and Jests
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