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Published by Silver Press in Parsippany, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • England

Subjects:

  • Anning, Mary, 1799-1847 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Anning, Mary, 1799-1847.,
  • Women paleontologists -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Paleontologists.,
  • Women -- Biography.

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About the Edition

A biography of the young English girl who made a major fossil discovery at age twelve and grew up to be one of the world"s foremost fossil hunters.

Edition Notes

Statementby Dennis Fradin ; illustrated by Tom Newsom.
SeriesRemarkable children ;, [#3], Remarkable children series ;, [#3].
ContributionsNewsom, Tom, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE707.A56 F73 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL980310M
ISBN 100382394860, 0382393198
LC Control Number96017834

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  A book about a true life female scientist does not come along everyday. This book would be great for any girl who enjoys science, the outside world and treasure hunting. This historical biography is worth the parental read as well. It shows how women have, despite all odds, fought to enjoy science and pursued their calling from a very young age/5(5). Mary Anning: Fossil Hunter. (On My Own Biography) Introducing new readers to some of history's most interesting and important people, these biographies focus on the pivotal episodes that show what kind of person the subject is (or was) and how he or she came to be famous/5. "The fossil Hunter" explores the life of Mary Anning, a lower-class woman from the south of England who changed paleontology with her numerous and spectacular fossil finds. One of the main themes of the book, and Mary Anning's life, was her relationship with many of the professional paleontologists of England, who were invariably well-educated and rich/5. “Shelley Emling vividly brings to life the fascinating story of Mary Anning, the greatest fossil hunter of the early nineteenth century. Anning single-handedly recovered an extraordinary collection of fossils of marine and flying reptiles that helped shape the way we now see the incredibly long history of life on by: 6.

This is the story of Mary Anning, who loved to collect fossils, and became one of the most successful fossil hunters of her day, despite being both working class and a woman. The story gives great detail of the lives of the women in Lyme Regis, and the way the scientific establishment worked in the early nineteenth century/5(). Fossil Hunter. Author: Sally M. Walker; Publisher: Millbrook Press ISBN: Category: Juvenile Nonfiction Page: 48 View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Describes the life of Mary Anning, who discovered many of the best and most complete fossils in nineteenth-century England, yet received little credit for her work. Anning was one of two surviving children born to cabinetmaker and amateur fossil collector Richard Anning and his wife, Mary Moore. The family relied on the sale of fossils collected from seaside cliffs near their home along England’s Channel coast as a source of income. After Richard’s death in , the family mainly relied on charity.   The girl is Mary Anning, one of the greatest fossil hunters in history. Her find, an ichthyosaur fossil, is the first of her many great discoveries. the cliffs where Mary Anning hunted for fossils.

Mary Anning: Fossil Hunter by Sally M. Walker and Phyllis V. Saroff. Anning, Mary, Childhood and youth--Juvenile literature Explore Related Books by. March Book One. by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. 48 Resources7 Awards. Bud, Not Buddy. by. This is the story of Mary Anning and Elizabeth Philpot, fossil collectors in England in the first half of the 19th century. Their gender and social class kept them from receiving the credit and recognition they deserved for their discoveries. Historical fiction with great characters and a very interesting subject/5.   “Shelley Emling vividly brings to life the fascinating story of Mary Anning, the greatest fossil hunter of the early nineteenth century. Anning single-handedly recovered an extraordinary collection of fossils of marine and flying reptiles that helped shape the way we now see the incredibly long history of life on by: 6. Download Mary Anning The Fossil Hunter ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to MARY ANNING THE FOSSIL HUNTER book pdf for free now. Fossil Hunter. Author: Thomas W. Goodhue ISBN: STANFORD Genre: Biography & Autobiography.