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

Author: Barbara Kerley; Brian Selznick
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2009, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView 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: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: B Waterhouse Hawkins; B Waterhouse Hawkins; B Waterhouse Hawkins
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Kerley; Brian Selznick
ISBN: 9780439114950 0439114950
OCLC Number: 244068576
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
"A True Dinosaur Story--in Three Ages--from a childhood love of art, to the monumental dinosaur sculptures at the Crystal Palace in England, to the Thwarted work in New York's Central Park ... It's all here!"
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 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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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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