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              Small and Tall Tales of Extinct Animals
               

              Small and Tall Tales of Extinct Animals (Hardback)

              By Laverdunt, Damien; Rajcak, Helene; Translated by Craddock, Jen; Preface by Colin, Cecile; Vives, Luc

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              A fascinating journey aound the world of extinct animals, combining cartoons with naturalist drawings, and mythology with science. Arranged by geographical region. Contains two New Zealand birds - the Moa and Haast Eagle.

              ISBN 9781877467905
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2012
              Publisher Gecko Press
              Interest Age Children
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              Dinosaurs: A Journey to the Lost Kingdom

              Dinosaurs: A Journey to the Lost Kingdom (Hardback)

              By Argot, Christine; Vives, Luc; Photographs by Sander, Eric

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              Blending history and fantasy, science and art, the story of how dinosaurs were discovered and reimagined comes to life through splendid illustrations in this hand - some slipcased volume. Stegosaurus, triceratops, brontosaurus, diplodocus, allosaurus, iguanodon, tyrannosaurus rex... ... these exotic prehistoric creatures continue to fascinate more than 200 million years after they last roamed the earth. Indisputably the stuff of fantasy and legend, dinosaurs are also imposing and decidedly real remnants of a bygone antediluvian period. Their skeletons have been reconstituted, reconstructed, and interpreted by scientists and artists since the first fossils were uncovered near Canyon City, Colorado in 1877, sparking the Bone Wars. In 1907, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History mounted Dippy the diplodocus, which sparked dinomania , igniting the imagination of popular culture and Hollywood. From the Morrison Formation to Montana's Hell Creek, and from Mongolia's Gobi desert to Argentina's Patagonia, new discoveries and excavations have uncovered a lost kingdom that has inspired myriad homages. This volume enriches our understanding of dinosaurs through rich visual iconography-from paintings, drawings, and sketches, to new photography, film stills, reconstructed skeletons, and archival documents-along with detailed descriptions and anecdotes from great nineteenth-century explorers, artists, writers and filmmakers such as Benjamin W. Hawkins, Charles R. Knight, Zdenek Burian, Jules Verne, and Steven Spielberg.
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              ISBN 9782080203762
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2018
              Publisher Editions Flammarion
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Dinosaurs: A Journey to the Lost Kingdom
               

              Dinosaurs: A Journey to the Lost Kingdom (Hardback)

              By Argot, Christine; Vives, Luc

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              Blending history and fantasy, science and art, the story of how dinosaurs were discovered and reimagined comes to life through splendid illustrations in this handsome slipcased volume. Stegosaurus, Triceratops, Brontosaurus, Tyrannosaurus...these exotic prehistoric creatures cont...inue to fascinate more than 200 million years after they last roamed the earth. Dinosaur skeletons have been reconstituted, reconstructed, and interpreted by scientists and artists since the first fossils were uncovered near Canon City, Colorado, in 1877, sparking the Bone Wars. In 1907, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History mounted Dippy the Diplodocus, which sparked dinomania, igniting the imagination of popular culture and Hollywood. From the Morrison Formation to Montana's Hell Creek, and from Mongolia's Gobi Desert to Argentina's Patagonia, new discoveries and excavations have uncovered a lost kingdom that has inspired myriad homages. This volume enriches our understanding of dinosaurs through rich visual iconography--from paintings, drawings, and sketches to new photography, film stills, reconstructed skeletons, and archival documents--along with detailed descriptions and anecdotes from great nineteenth-century explorers, artists, and writers such as Benjamin W. Hawkins, Charles R. Knight, Zdenek Burian, and Jules Verne, and from filmmakers including Walt Disney and Steven Spielberg. This book is published in partnership with the Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris to coincide with a traveling exhibition of the exceptional Trix T. Rex and the international release of Jurassic World.
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              ISBN 9782081519497
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Flammarion-Pere Castor
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
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