Lovers of dinosaurs owe a lot to Waterhouse Hawkins, who created the first life-size models of them. People’s first visuals of these creatures came from him. In this beautifully illustrated picture book, we learn how a kid’s passion in drawing animals led to his creating towering reptilian replicas celebrated the world over and even now. Readers are bound to be fascinated and inspired. Intensive author and illustrator notes can be found at the end of the book.
Ordinary People Change the World is a biographical picture book series from Brad Meltzer, best known as a bestselling author of adult thrillers. Positive and inspiring for preschoolers. Christopher Eliopoulos’ cute illustrations just add another layer of appeal!
Introducing young readers to these ordinary people who fought against stereotypes and/or injustice, the books have tackled various well-known people and their causes including Amelia Earhart’s determination to achieve her dream of being able to fly, Abraham Lincoln’s belief in equality for all, and Rosa Parks’s refusal to let others mistreat her and others just because of the color of her skin.
In the latest title, bravery and leading by example is highlighted in the life of Jackie Robinson.
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