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Description - Curious About Fossils by Kate Waters

A must read for every kid who's ever collected a shark tooth or trilobite!
Aren't you curious about what Earth was like long ago? What creatures lived before us? What happened to the dinosaurs?

Curious about Fossilsexplains why and where fossils form and looks at the colorful lives and important discoveries of some of the great early fossil hunters and collectors, including Mary Anning who unearthed the first ichthyosaur skeleton; Richard Owen who coined the word dinosaur; and Barnum Brown, who discovered the first remains of a T-rex. Then the adventure continues into modern times, wherescientists on fossil hunts in places like North Dakota's Hell Creek Formation use computers and other technology to dig up the fossilized bones, teeth, and even poop that provide clues to the past.

A must read for every kid who's ever collected a shark tooth or trilobite!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780448490199
ISBN-10: 0448490196
Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 203mm x 4mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Grosset and Dunlap
Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Kate Waters

Kate Waters is an experienced nonfiction editor and the author of Samuel Eaton's Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Boy and Sarah Morton's Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Girl, among other titles. She lives in South Huntington, New York.

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