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Time Flies by Eric Rohmann

Time Flies (1994)

by Eric Rohmann

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Beautifully illustrated images take us back in time to when a bird's descendants ruled the earth.
  jet6 | Jun 4, 2017 |
In the same family as "Flotsam," being a book with no words, and yet the story moves along beautifully without them. A bird starts in a dinosaur museum and then heads back in time into when dinosaurs ruled, until it's swallowed again back into the modern world of bones. Amazing artwork.
  mikeswanson | Apr 25, 2017 |
I think this was a really awesome book that is open to many different interruptions. A bird lost in a museum flies into a dinosaurs mouth and the museum comes alive. The pictures are beautifully done and make you feel like you are the bird. ( )
  MeganSchneider2 | Apr 25, 2017 |
This book is about a bird who is lost in the dinosaur section of a museum. It supports the theory about birds being relatives of the dinosaurs. The bird flies into the mouth of the dinosaur and is transported to a land of time. This book is great for all ages because it is a wordless book. For instructional use, the teacher can use it to practice vocabulary or for ELLs it can be good practice to develop their oral language. ( )
  maria.baltazar | Feb 18, 2017 |
The book "Time flies" could be used as an independent reading for students that are in 2nd-3rd grade that are not very strong readers so instead of reading the words they can read through the pictures. Then you can have the students predict what the story will be about before they read and then retell what happened after reading by describing the story and inferring what actually happened in the end. This book would also be great to introduce fossils and dinosaurs to students that are in 2nd-3rd grade.
  mmccrady01 | Feb 10, 2017 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0517885557, Paperback)

Eric Rohmann's Caldecott Honor-winning debut is now available as a Dragonfly paperback. It is at once a wordless time-travel adventure and a meditation on the scientific theory that dinosaurs were the evolutionary ancestors of birds.  

Time Flies , a wordless picture book, is inspired by the theory that birds are the modern relatives of dinosaurs.  This story conveys the tale of a bird trapped in a dinosaur exhibit at a natural history museum.  Through Eric's use of color, readers can actually see the bird enter into a mouth of a dinosaur, and then escape unscathed.

The New York Times Book Review called Time Flies "a work of informed imagination and masterly storytelling unobtrusively underpinned by good science...an entirely absorbing narrative made all the more rich by its wordlessness." Kirkus Reviews hailed it as "a splendid debut."  

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A wordless tale in which a bird flying around the dinosaur exhibit in a natural history museum has an unsettling experience when the dinosaur seems to come to life and view the bird as a potential meal.

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