Barnum`s Bones: How Barnum Brown Discovered the Most Famous Dinosaur in the World

Barnum`s Bones: How Barnum Brown Discovered the Most Famous Dinosaur in the World
Artist/Author/Cast: 
Fern, Tracey E.; Kulikov, Boris (Illustrator)
ISBN: 
9780374305161

Barnum Brown's (1873-1963) parents named him after the circus icon P.T. Barnum, hoping that he would do something extraordinary - and he did! As a paleontologist for the American Museum of Natural History, he discovered the first documented skeleton of the Tyrannosaurus Rex, as well as most of the other dinosaurs on display there today. An appealing and fun picture book biography, with zany and stunning illustrations by Boris Kulikov, BARNUM'S BONES captures the spirit of this remarkable man. Barnum's Bones is one The Washington Post 's Best Kids Books of 2012.

Description: 

Documents the work of an early twentieth-century paleontologist, named after the famous circus icon by his ambitious parents, who grew up to work for the American Museum of Natural History and discovered the first documented skeletons of the Tyrannosaurus Rex and other noteworthy species.

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Call Number: 
J560.92 F3628b 2012

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