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"Brilliantly simple and effective, this is an excellent addition to any elementary collection.- SLJ, starred review
"The overall elicited emotion is awe--both for the passage of time and for the steps required to bring a simple hunk of stone to the fifteenth person: you." -- BOOKLIST, starred review
"Clearly this is a fun concept with a lot of different applications one can work with and the first in the series is a true keeper...Consider this a greatway to bridge the past and the present for your kids." -- Elizabeth Bird, A Fuse #8 Production
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"With exhaustive, dizzying detail, this picture book travels through time and across the world to look at how a seven-ton sphinx made its way from ancient Egypt to a museum." -- Booklist
Jessie Hartland is an illustrator, cartoonist, artist, packaging designer, and window display designer with a worldwide clientele. She is the author and illustrator of Clementine in the City and the illustrator of Messing Around on the Monkey Bars, The Perfect Puppy for Me and Drawing with Scissors. She lives with her family in New York City and Bellport, Long Island. The author lives in New York, NY.
It's good and includes facts. I was getting it for a 2nd grader who loves learning about space. We go to the museum quite often. Read morePublished 9 months ago by sherrybob
The child love the book. reads it all the time. A good one.Published 10 months ago by David R. Debace
This is a great book for children. It teaches about the process from finding the fossils until they are presented in the museum for viewing. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Susan
I bought this book as a gift for my granddaughter who enjoys visiting the Syracuse Museum of Natural History.
John P. Kyle
our grandson smile after we gave him this book. He likes this book since he is fascinated with dinosaurs.
He took this book with him out the country.
I wish I could go back in time and have Jessie Hartland write an entire series of "How the..." books that I could enjoy throughout my childhood. Read morePublished on February 11, 2013 by Mary Lavers (in Canada)
This is a fun and informative book for the curious child who loves dinasaurs. A great read to book as well as a book that the young reader can go back to again and again.Published on February 8, 2013 by judith e. kowalski
A good story and very nice illustrations. Very nice quality book. Nice way to keep science interesting, fun for my daughter.Published on January 20, 2013 by labbyluvr
This was a gift for my 5-year old granddaughter. She likes science and related topics. The text seemed appropriate for her age and interests.Published on January 18, 2013 by Stephanie Doetsch