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The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins

Age 4-8
Grade PK-3

Barbara Kerley, Brian Selznick

The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins

Hardcover (Scholastic Press Oct. 1, 2001) , Illustrated Edition
Can you fathom a time when almost no one in the world knew what a dinosaur looked like? That was true in the mid-nineteenth century, until Victorian artist Waterhouse Hawkins built the first life-size models of dinosaurs, first in his native England and later in New York City, and dazzled the world with his awe-inspiring creations.

With impeccable attention to detail, Barbara Kerley unearths a story of consuming passion, triumph, loss, and courage--and ultimately, of an extraordinary legacy that lives on today. Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick celebrates this complex and fascinating individual through luminous, soul-stirring paintings that form a visual masterpiece.
Caldecott Honor Book
0439114942 / 9780439114943
20.8 oz.
9.1 x 0.5 in.

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