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The dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins : an illuminating history of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, artist and lecturer / by Barbara Kerley ; with drawings by Brian Selznick ; many of which are based on the original sketches of Mr. Hawkins.

Kerley, Barbara (Author). Selznick, Brian. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 18 of 19 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 19 total copies.

Summary:

The true story of Victorian artist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, who built life-sized models of dinosaurs in the hope of educating the world about what these awe-inspiring ancient animals and what they were like.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 567.9 KER (Text) 33892100590935 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 04/23/2019 Available -
Hood River County Library J PIC KER (Text) 33892200627009 Children's Picture Books Book None 11/06/2001 Available -
Parkdale Community Library J 567.9 KER (Text) 33892002171735 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 11/08/2001 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0439114942
  • ISBN: 9780439114943
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 32 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2001.

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Summary, etc.:
The true story of Victorian artist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, who built life-sized models of dinosaurs in the hope of educating the world about what these awe-inspiring ancient animals and what they were like.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader Lower Grades 5.0 0.5
Awards Note:
Caldecott honor book, 2002.
Subject: Hawkins, B. Waterhouse (Benjamin Waterhouse), 1807-1894 > Juvenile literature.
Dinosaurs > Models > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Modelmakers > Great Britain > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Dinosaurs
Summary: The true story of Victorian artist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, who built life-sized models of dinosaurs in the hope of educating the world about what these awe-inspiring ancient animals and what they were like.

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