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Fossil

by Bill Thomson

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Good to teach about making predictions based on the pictures and using the pictures as clues to help you infer what is going to happen
  Stacey_Nava | Nov 8, 2015 |
Bill Thomson's drawings are wonderful. What he chooses to draw is always imaginative and rendered in the most amazing photo-realistic style.

In this book he creates a fantasy story in which a boy unexpectedly breaks rocks, only to discover fossils inside. This would be cool enough, but not enough or a story, so the author has the fossils come to life. Whether in reality, or just in the boy's mind, we get to see an ancient fern, a dragonfly, and a pterodactyl spring into existence. The fern and the dragonfly aren't much of a problem... BUT the .pterodactyl... yikes!

Light hearted and fun, FOSSILS would be a great book to share with dinosaur lovers. It could also be used in conjunction with a study unit on paleontology.

Because it's wordless, it's good for a wide age range and with children regardless of what language they speak. ( )
  PamFamilyLibrary | Jan 8, 2014 |
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"When a boy and his dog go for a hike, the boy trips on a fossil, and it comes to life, revealing an ancient plant. The boy is so intrigued that he breaks two more fossils that come to life a dragonfly and a pteranodon. When these prehistoric creatures collide with present reality, the boy must figure out a way to make things go back to normal. " - Amazon… (more)

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