The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins

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The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins

By Barbara Kerley; Brian Selznick (Illustrator)

Scholastic, Hardcover, 9780439114943, 48pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2001

Description
In the mid-1800s, almost nobody knew what a dinosaur was until Victorian artist Waterhouse Hawkins built the first life-size models of the creatures in his native England and later American. This is the true story of how he dazzled the world with his awe-inspiring creations. Full color.


About the Author
Barbara Kerley's award-winning biographies including "What to Do About Alice?" and" The Extraordinary"" Mark Twain"" (According"" to Susy)," both illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham, and "The Dinosaurs ""of Waterhouse""Hawkins" and "Walt Whitman: Words for America," both illustrated by Brian Selznick are consistently praised for their lively prose, meticulous research, and artistic presentation style. Kerley lives in Portland, Oregon. You can visit her online at www.barbarakerley.com.

In addition to The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick is the illustrator of the Caldecott Honor winner, The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins, and The New York Times Best Illustrated Walt Whitman: Words for America, both by Barbara Kerley, as well as the Sibert Honor Winner When Marian Sang, by Pam Munoz Ryan, and numerous other celebrated picture books and novels. Brian has also worked as a set designer and a puppeteer. When he isn t traveling to promote his work all over the world, he lives in San Diego, California, and Brooklyn, New York."

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