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    • Who Was Leonardo da Vinci?

    • By: Roberta Edwards
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good kids biography of da Vinci

    • By EmilyK on 07-05-17

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Who Was King Tut?

    • By: Roberta Edwards
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    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. Now, a two-and-a-half-year-long museum exhibit of Tut's treasures is touring major cities in the U.S., drawing record crowds. This audiobook 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unusual entry in a wonderful series

    • By EmilyK on 06-06-16

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Who Was George Washington?

    • By: Roberta Edwards, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    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! 

    Regular price: $9.79

    • Who Was Neil Armstrong?

    • Who Was...?
    • By: Roberta Edwards
    • Narrated by: Dominic Hoffman
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and, to an audience of over 450 million people, proclaimed his step a giant leap for mankind. This Eagle Scout built his own model planes as a little boy and then grew up to be a test pilot for experimental aircraft before becoming an astronaut.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good for book reports and learning

    • By Dat boi on 09-30-16

    Regular price: $9.79

    • Who Is Jane Goodall?

    • Who Was...?
    • By: Roberta Edwards
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 19

    Jane Goodall, born in London, England, always loved animals and wanted to study them in their natural habitats. So at age 26, off she went to Africa! Goodall's up-close observations of chimpanzees changed what we know about them and paved the way for many female scientists who came after her. Now her story comes to life in this biography.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • lovely bio of an amazing woman

    • By EmilyK on 06-11-18

    Regular price: $9.79