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Barnum's Bones

Written by Tracey Fern and illustrated by Boris Kulikov
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Documents the work of an early 20th-century paleontologist, named after the famous circus icon by his ambitious parents, who grew up to work for the American Museum of Natural History and discovered the first documented skeletons of the Tyrannosaurus Rex and other noteworthy species. By the author of Pippo the Fool.

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This story was about the man who discovered the T-Rex fossil. This biography-styled picture book has a pretty good story, but it is pretty long. I think it would be most interesting for dinosaur lovers!

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Who Wrote Barnum's Bones

Tracey Fern

Tracey Fern is the author of numerous picture books, including Barnum’s Bones, Dare the Wind, and W is for Webster. She lives with her family in West Newton, Massachusetts, where she’s always on the lookout for unusual rocks.

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Who Illustrated Barnum's Bones

Boris Kulikov

Boris was born in Russia, and graduated from The Institute of Theater, Music and Cinema in St. Petersburg. He emigrated to the United States in 1997 and his career there began as an illustrator for the New York Times Book Review. Boris currently lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife Yelena Romanova, who is an author and two sons Max and Andre.

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May 22, 2012