The dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins: an illuminating history of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, artist and lecturer

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Can you fathom a time when almost no one in the world knew what a dinosaur looked like? That was true in the mid-nineteenth century, until Victorian artist Waterhouse Hawkins built the first life-size models of dinosaurs, first in his native England and later in New York City, and dazzled the world with his awe-inspiring creations. 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.
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Grouping Title dinosaurs of waterhouse hawkins an illuminating history of mr waterhouse hawkins artist and lecturer
Grouping Author kerley barbara
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display_description 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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subject_facet Caldecott Honor, Caldecott Honor book -- 2002, Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs -- Models -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature, Hawkins, B. Waterhouse -- (Benjamin Waterhouse), -- 1807-1889, Hawkins, B. Waterhouse -- (Benjamin Waterhouse), -- 1807-1889 -- Juvenile literature, Modelmakers, Modelmakers -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display The dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins : an illuminating history of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, artist and lecturer
title_full 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, The dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins : an illuminating history of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, artist and lecturer : true dinosaur story in three ages .... / by Barbara Kerley ; with drawings by Brian Selznick, many of which are based on the original sketches of Mr. Hawkins, The dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins : an illuminating history of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, artist and lecturer [electronic resource] Kerley, Barbara.
title_short The dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins :
title_sub an illuminating history of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, artist and lecturer
topic_facet Caldecott Honor, Caldecott Honor book, Dinosaurs, Hawkins, B. Waterhouse, History, Modelmakers, Models