Wings, Horns, and Claws: A Dinosaur Book of Epic Proportions

Wings, Horns, and Claws: A Dinosaur Book of Epic Proportions

by Christopher Wormell
     
 

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Award-winning author and illustrator Christopher Wormell sinks his teeth into a new favorite subject-dinosaurs! Wings, Horns, & Claws is an affectionate pictorial tribute to those prehistoric animals, who grow with every turn of the page reinforcing the cognitive learning concept of size and proportion. Wormell’s trademark beautiful woodcut

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Award-winning author and illustrator Christopher Wormell sinks his teeth into a new favorite subject-dinosaurs! Wings, Horns, & Claws is an affectionate pictorial tribute to those prehistoric animals, who grow with every turn of the page reinforcing the cognitive learning concept of size and proportion. Wormell’s trademark beautiful woodcut illustrations are paired here with very detailed descriptions of his subjects. His unique vision and incredible artistry elevate this book above the crowd of volumes devoted to the Earth’s coolest creatures. A great choice for kids and even adults who can’t get enough of these prehistoric reptiles.

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Classy and distinctive linoleum-block prints of 16 types of dinosaur, starting with the smallest, the chicken-sized Compsognathus and increasing in size to the Argentinosaurus, which may have been as much as 40 metres long.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762424191
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
10.40(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Christopher Wormell is the celebrated English wood engraver whose illustrated books are collected and loved throughout the world. His first children’s book, An Alphabet of Animals, won the prestigious Graphics Prize at the Bologna International Children’s Book Fair and has been reprinted in numerous editions. His other children’s book titles include Mowgli's Brothers, Blue Rabbit and Friends, Blue Rabbit and the Runaway Wheel, Animal Train, Off to the Fair, and George and the Dragon. Wormell lives in London with his wife and three children.

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