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The dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins


No. of pages 48

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Until the mid-1800s, no-one really knew what a dinosaur was - let alone what one looked like. So when Victorian artist Waterhouse Hawkins built the first life-size models he dazzled the world with his awe-inspiring creations. For ages 6+.


This book features the following character:

Waterhouse Hawkins

Distinctions and Praise for The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins (partial listing)

Caldecott Honor Book
ALA Notable Children's Book NAPPA Gold Award Winner
Orbis Pictus Honor Book for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children
Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, 2001
CBC/NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
CBC/NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children
New York Public Library - 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

* "One look at this amazing-but-true picture book introducing the little-known artist Hawkins and his dreams of dinosaurs, and kids may well forget about Jurassic Park." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "Stunning." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Appealing on many levels, this will be a favorite dinosaur book for years to come." -- Booklist, starred review