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The Fossil Girl

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The Fossil Girl by Catherine Brighton
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Description

It is the year 1810, and Mary Anning and her brother Joe are scrambling over the cliffs of Lyme Regis looking for 'curiosities' to sell. Suddenly Joe sees a strange giant head sticking out of the cliff-face and calls to Mary - who can't believe her eyes. The creature must be twenty feet long! Is it a giraffe? A gorilla? A crocodile? No one knows, but Mary is determined to get it out, even if it means risking life and limb. Catherine Brighton breathes new life into historical fact as she describes, in comic strip form, a how a young girl discovers the first complete Ichthyosaur and astonishes the scientific world of her time.

Author Biography

Catherine Brighton trained at St Martin's College of Art and the Royal College of Art. She has held exhibitions of her work in the Barbican, London, at the Bath Festival, and at a Southern Arts travelling exhibition. She is now a successful full-time author/illustrator of children's books. She lives in London.
Release date Australia
June 6th, 2000
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Colour illustrations
Imprint
Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
Pages
32
Dimensions
214x270x3
ISBN-13
9781845077327
Product ID
1937163

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