Fossil Hunter: and the Lizard of the Dragon of Antiquity, by Michael Dooling
Picture Book Grades 2-6
PDF Format 34 Pages 17 illustrations Back Matter
Strange and monstrous bones for your classroom! Author & Illustrator Michael Dooling brings fossil hunter William Foulke's quest for strange and monstrous bones to life. In 1858, Foulke unearthed the first almost complete dinosaur skeleton ever found, proving what dinosaurs looked like and that they really once existed. Foulke changed paleontology from a gentlemen's hobby to a mainstream science.
"Here are strange marls, the relics of infinite animal life, into which has sunk the lizard of the dragon of antiquity--the gigantic Hadrosaurus...." -Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, 1873
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