Curious About Fossils by Kate Waters
  

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Curious About Fossils by Kate Waters

Aren't you curious about what Earth was like long ago? What creatures lived before us? What happened to the dinosaurs? Curious about Fossils explains why and where fossils form and looks at the colourful 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, where scientists 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!

About the Author

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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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Kate Waters
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Publisher

Grosset and Dunlap

Publication date

7th March 2016

ISBN

9780448490199


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