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Mary Anning: Volume 58

Mary Anning: Volume 58 (Hardback)

By Sanchez Vegara, Maria Isabel
Illustrated by Matigot, Popy

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In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Mary Anning, the first paleontologist and daring fossil hunter. When Mary was little, her family was very poor. She used to help her dad to comb for sh...ells and bones up high on dangerous cliffs. After receiving a book as a gift from a kind benefactor, Mary learned all about fossils. She continued to hunt for them and made the startling discovery of a complete skeleton of an ichthyosaur. Sadly, she wasn't allowed to study along with all the other men, but she carried on making her own discoveries-including dinosaur poo!-and advising the Geological Society when they needed help. It took a lifetime to receive recognition but we all remember her now as the mother of paleontology. This roar-some book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the broadcaster's life. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
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ISBN 9780711255517
Released NZ 10 May 2021
Publisher Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format Hardback
Series Little People, Big Dreams (part: 58)
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ISBN-13 9780711255517
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Imprint Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
Released 10 May 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Sanchez Vegara, Maria Isabel
Illustrated by Matigot, Popy
Series Little People, Big Dreams (part: 58)
Category History
General Picture Books
Dinosaurs & The Prehistoric World
Human Geography / Peoples Of The World
New Zealand Curriculum
Science
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 195mm
Height: 240mm
Dewey Code 560.92
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age 4-7 years
Reading Age 4-7 years
Library of Congress Women paleontologists - Biography - Juvenile literature - Great Britain, Paleontologists - Biography - Juvenile literature - Great Britain
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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