Visit 15th Century Florence in Italy, where the bustle of trade and political discussion is ushering in a new age of enlightenment for Europe.
See the townsfolk at play, work and even war. Meet scholars who are introducing new ways of thinking, inspired by the classical world, and inspiring great Renaissance artists such as Donatello.
Superb cutaway illustrations and pinpoint enlargements accompany the text. Informative captions, a complete glossary and an index make this title an ideal educational text.
About the Author
Jacqueline Morely is a graduate of Somerville College, Oxford. She has taught English and History and now works as a freelance writer. She has written historical fiction and non-fiction for children and has particular interest in the history of everyday life.
About the Illustrator
Mark Peppe studied painting and etching at the Slade School, London. He has been a freelance illustrator since 1962 and has also taught at Eastbourne College of Art. He lives and works in East Sussex.
Series: Spectacular Visual Guides
For Ages: 9 - 14 years old
For Grades: 4 - 7
Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 1st September 2009
Publisher: SALARIYA BOOK COMPANY LTD
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.8 x 22.3 x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.309