HarperCollins, Paperback, 9780064442565, 48pp.
Publication Date: October 2004
In 1880s Wyoming, Ned Chapman dreams of finding a dinosaur skeleton. When he discovers some old bones on his father's ranch, Ned is thrust into the world of bone hunters -- men so competitive that they will do anything to bring back the best fossils!
Don Bolognese is the illustrator of many popular books of historical fiction, including the I Can Read Books Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express by Eleanor Coerr and Wagon Wheels by Barbara Brenner. He lives in New York City and Vermont.
Elaine Marie Alphin is the author of several acclaimed novels, including "The Ghost Cadet" and "Counterfeit Son". Elaine lives in Madison, Indiana.
“The clearly written story, historical context, western ranch setting, and, of course, the dinosaur connection contribute to the book’s appeal.”
“A fast-paced, fascinating slice of American history.”
-Dallas Morning News