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    • Who Was Leonardo da Vinci?

    • By: Roberta Edwards
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Leonardo da Vinci was a gifted painter, talented musician, and dedicated scientist and inventor, designing flying machines, submarines, and even helicopters. Yet he had a hard time finishing things, a problem anyone can relate to. Only 13 paintings are known to be his; as for the illustrated encyclopedia he intended to create, all that he left were thousands of disorganized notebook pages.  Here is an accessible portrait of a fascinating man who lived at a fascinating time - Italy during the Renaissance. 

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    • Who Was George Washington?

    • By: Roberta Edwards, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America through its early years. Washington also served in two major wars during his lifetime: the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. Washington's fascinating story comes to life - revealing the real man, not just the face on the dollar bill! 

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    • Who Was King Tut?

    • By: Roberta Edwards
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 52 mins
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    Ever since Howard Carter uncovered King Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, the young pharaoh has become a symbol of the wealth and mystery of ancient Egypt. This Who Was...? explains the life and times of this ancient Egyptian ruler, covering the story of the tomb’s discovery, as well as myths and so-called mummy curses. 

    Regular price: £8.99