[Ebook] ➩ Funny Machines for George the Sheep Author Geraldine Elschner – Thegreatwallonline.us

Funny Machines for George the Sheep This Delightful Introduction To The Inventions Of Leonardo Da Vinci Teaches Young Readers About The Painstaking But Rewarding Art Of Design And Discovery George The Sheep Is Happy Living Outside In His Meadow Except For One Thing When It Rains, He Shrinks To The Size Of A Mouse When The Sun Comes Out He Grows Enormous Befuddled, His Owner Leon Sets Out To Find A Way To Shelter George From The Rain A Huge Set Of Bat Wings To Dry His Fur A Wheeled Chariot To Keep Out The Wet Finally He Alights On The Perfect Solution A Large Umbrella But When The Wind Plays Havoc With This Contraption Leon Must Put Pencil To Paper Once Again To Come Up With A Solution Through Careful Measuring, Sketching, And A Truly Indefatigable Spirit, Leon, Like His Fifteenth Century Namesake, Solves The Kinds Of Problems That Have Challenged Inventors Throughout History Cleverly Invoking The Mechanical Genius Of Leonardo Da Vinci, This Delightful Children S Book Explores The Art Of Invention Through Illustrations And An Entertaining Story.

[Ebook] ➩ Funny Machines for George the Sheep  Author Geraldine Elschner – Thegreatwallonline.us
  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Funny Machines for George the Sheep
  • Geraldine Elschner
  • 10 January 2018
  • 3791371665

10 thoughts on “Funny Machines for George the Sheep


  1. says:

    An excellent add on to a lesson on da Vinci The story introduces da Vinci as a worried farmer who has a sheep that shrinks to the size of a mouse when it rains Nothing in the medical world seems to help the sheep so da Vinci goes to town and gathers notebooks, loads of paper, a pointy triangle, some finely sharpened pencils, a circular protractor, a carpenter s meter, and last but not least, an eraser to erase everything and start again from scratch What a delightful way to introduce inven An excellent add on to a lesson on da Vinci The story introduces da Vinci as a worried farmer who has a sheep that shrinks to the size of...


  2. says:

    This is an analysis review on behalf of Columbia College Chicago s Children s Literature course The following review may have some spoilers, but please read on and discus with me. view spoiler In one of the most interesting children s books I ve experienced in a long time, French author and illustrator duo, G raldine Elschner and R mi Saillard, give us a tale of a sheep, who belongs to famed inventor, Leonardo da Vinci Initially, the problem for the story is that George, da Vinci s precious s This is an analysis review on behalf of Columbia College Chicago s Children s Literature course The following review may have some spoilers, but please read on and discus with me. view spoiler In one of the most interesting children s books I ve experienced in a long time, French author and illustrator duo, G raldine Elschner and R mi Saillard, give us a tale of a sheep, who belongs to famed inventor, Leonardo da Vinci Initially, the problem for the story is that George, da Vinci s precious sheep, has a problem when it rains The vet doesn t know what to do about it, and so da Vinci sets off to find a solution on his own through one of his inventions However, the invention proves to be too much for the little sheep, and it sweeps him away Leo realizes that he needs to find a new way to save his sheep and that s it Does he get back his sheep What becomes of George Such a big cliffhanger for such a...


  3. says:

    George the sheep has a problem Whenever it rains, he shrinks, but when the sun comes out he grows big again Leo the Shepherd comes up with a heap of inventions to try to solve George s problem.From an adult s point of view, the book s really interesting because it s based on inventions that Leonardo da Vinci came up with There s a double page spread at the back that shows some reconstructions of the inventions referred to in th...


  4. says:

    This was a great prep book for kids There are numerous directions one can take with it.


  5. says:

    It s one of those books where you re absolutely certain the publisher missed a page in the printing Leonardo s sheep, George, has a problem when it rains he shrinks Leonardo tries to construct new inventions to save George the trouble of shrinking and finally develops an umbrella which whisks the sheep away into the sky The plot ends with this last sentence So he swiftly gathers up his notes, his compass, his carpenter s meter, and of course his eraser, and begins to calculate some W It s one of those books where you re absolutely certain the publisher missed a page in the printing Leonardo s sheep, George, has a problem when it rains he shrinks Leonardo tries to construct new inventions to save George the trouble of shrinking and finally develops an umbrella which whisks the sheep away into the sky The plot ends with this last sentence So he swiftly gathers up his notes, his compass, his carpenter s meter, and of course his eraser, and begins to calculate some With or without a machine, he will find his little George So we re not really sure what happened to his magical sheep The last few pages are photographic reconstructions of Leonardo s inventions that are mentioned in the book, which is really cool, and 5 paragraphs addressing certain aspects of the real Leonardo DaVinci Who was Leo , In what way was he a genius , What did he invent , How do...


  6. says:

    I think you re going to be in one of two camps where this book is concerned you think it s dumb and doesn t have anything to do with Da Vinci, or you think it s a clever way to introduce Da Vinci s inventions to a young audience I m in the former camp.


  7. says:

    Interesting vision of Leonardo s inventions being created for George the Sheep to prevent him from shrinking Good information at the back of the book about Leonardo s real invention K Grade 5.


  8. says:

    Gorgeous references to the most amazing Leo da Vinci, his work, genius and those marvellous marvellous inventions George the sheep is pretty cute, too.


  9. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Only read this woth your young person if she be okay with George being lost at the end.

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