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

Author: Barbara Kerley; Brian Selznick
Publisher: London : Scholastic, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Told in a narrative style, this book teaches the inspirational story of man in Vicotrian times, Waterhouse Hawkins, whose models brought dinosaurs to the attention and interest of thousands of people who knew little about them before.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Children's picture books
Children's fiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: B Waterhouse Hawkins; B Waterhouse Hawkins
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Kerley; Brian Selznick
ISBN: 9781407111056 1407111051
OCLC Number: 426120780
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Responsibility: by Barbara Kerley ; with drawings by Brian Selznick.

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In the mid-nineteenth century an artist named Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins had one ambition: to show the world what dinosaurs lookd like. His astonishing life-size models impressed the Queen and wowed  Read more...

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