The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins

ISBN: 9780439566209

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Autor Barbara kerley & Brian Selznick
Empaste  Tapa Blanda
Dimensiones  1 x 23 x 31 cm
Páginas 48
Edad 5 a 8 años 

This extraordinary true story introduces readers to the unforgettable Waterhouse Hawkins: Victorian artist and visionary who built the world's first life-size models of dinosaurs!

With impeccable attention to detail, Barbara Kerley unearths a story of consuming passion, triumph, loss, and courage — and ultimately, of an extraordinary legacy that lives on today. Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick celebrates this complex and fascinating individual through luminous, soul-stirring paintings that form a visual masterpiece. Not until the mid 1800s were dinosaurs heard of in Victorian England. But when artist Waterhouse Hawkins built the first life-size models of dinosaurs in his native England, and later in America, he dazzled the world with his awe-inspiring creations. The author and illustrator present a story of consuming passion, triumph, loss, and a remarkable legacy that lives on today. Full-color illustrations.


The awe-inspiring Caldecott Honor winner now in an elegant paperback edition!