Curious About Fossils

by Kate Waters
$8.99

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

Publication Date: June 01, 2016

ISBN: 9780448490199

Binding: Paperback

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Aren't you curious about what Earth was like long ago? What creatures lived before us? What happened to the dinosaurs?

Curious about Fossilsexplains why and where fossils form and looks at the colorful 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, wherescientists 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!