Dinosaurs Of Waterhouse Hawkins
by Barbara Kerley
Cover Artist: Brian Selznick
Review by Gayle Surrette
Scholastic Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780439114950
Date: 01 March 2009 List Price $8.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK
Links: B. Waterhouse Hawkins Website / Show Article /
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins is the story of the life and times of Waterhouse Hawkins who was born in 1807 and died in 1894.From official release/information:
Product Description: 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.