How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum

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How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum

By Jessie Hartland; Jessie Hartland (Illustrator)

Blue Apple Books, Hardcover, 9781609050900, 40pp.

Publication Date: October 11, 2011

Description
Acclaimed author/illustrator Jessie Hartland presents the fascinating 145-million-year journey of a dinsoaur: a Diplodocus longus, from its discovery in 1923 in Utah to its arrival in the hallowed halls of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.


About the Author
Jessie Hartland is a New York City based artist and writer. She has painted murals at a Japanese amusement park, designed Christmas windows for Bloomingdale s, and put her mark on ceramics, watches, and all sorts of other things. She has done drawings for many magazines and newspapers including "The New York Times", "Travel and Leisure Family", "Martha Stewart Kids", and "Bon Appetit". Jessie is the author and illustrator many nonfiction titles for young readers, including "How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum"and"Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child."

Jessie Hartland is a New York City based artist and writer. She has painted murals at a Japanese amusement park, designed Christmas windows for Bloomingdale s, and put her mark on ceramics, watches, and all sorts of other things. She has done drawings for many magazines and newspapers including "The New York Times", "Travel and Leisure Family", "Martha Stewart Kids", and "Bon Appetit". Jessie is the author and illustrator many nonfiction titles for young readers, including "How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum"and"Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child."


Praise For How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum

"Brilliantly simple and effective, this is an excellent addition to any elementary collection.- SLJ, starred review
"The overall elicited emotion is awe--both for the passage of time and for the steps required to bring a simple hunk of stone to the fifteenth person: you." -- BOOKLIST, starred review

"Clearly this is a fun concept with a lot of different applications one can work with and the first in the series is a true keeper...Consider this a greatway to bridge the past and the present for your kids." -- Elizabeth Bird, A Fuse #8 Production

Top Ten Sci-Tech Books for Youth for 2010 Booklist
"With exhaustive, dizzying detail, this picture book travels through time and across the world to look at how a seven-ton sphinx made its way from ancient Egypt to a museum." -- Booklist