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The dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins : an illuminating history of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, artist and lecturer

Author: Barbara Kerley; Brian Selznick; David Saylor; Scholastic Inc.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2001
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The true story of Victorian artist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, who built life-sized models of dinosaurs in the hope of educating the world about what these awe-inspiring ancient animals and what they were like.
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Genre/Form: Authors' autographs (Provenance)
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Caldecott Medal: Honor book
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Named Person: B Waterhouse Hawkins; William Marcy Tweed; B Waterhouse Hawkins; B Waterhouse Hawkins; B Waterhouse Hawkins; B Waterhouse Hawkins; William Marcy Tweed
Material Type: Biography, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Kerley; Brian Selznick; David Saylor; Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0439114942 9780439114943 9780439566209 0439566207
OCLC Number: 44933519
Notes: "Book design by Brian Selznick and David Saylor"--t.p. verso.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 2002.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 550
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; cm.
Responsibility: by Barbara Kerley ; with drawings by Brian Selznick ; many of which are based on the original sketches of Mr. Hawkins.
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Can you fathom that until the mid 1800s almost nobody knew what a dinosaur was? When Victorian artist Waterhouse Hawkins built the first life-size models of dinosaurs in England, he dazzled the world  Read more...

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Who could resist? Staring straight out from the handsome album-like cover is a slight man with a shock of white hair and an intense, intelligent gaze. Over his shoulder looms the enormous mouth of a Read more...

 
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