- Pub date: March 2017
- ISBN-13: 9781781452905
- Author: Andrew Kirk
- Price: £9.99
- Binding: HB
- No. of pages: 96
- Dimensions: 210 x 148mm
- Colour : Illustrated throughout
The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world’s greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey all of them in vivid snapshots.
Each Biographic title is designed to be as entertaining as it is informative. Timelines not only pinpoint significant dates, but set them in the context and culture of their times. Dynamic maps locate biographical events alongside other points of interest. Character traits are illuminated by visual comparisons.
Many people know that Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian polymath, one of the great creative minds of the Italian Renaissance. What, perhaps, they don’t know is that as an ambidextrous, paranoid dyslexic, Leonardo could draw forwards with one hand while writing backwards with the other; and that he invented an armoured car, a flying ship and contact lenses. Biographic: Leonardo presents an array of irresistible facts and figures converted into infographics to reveal the master behind the masterpieces.