How do the ancient artifacts like the Sphinx, Dinosaur, Meteorite or new object like an helicopter get to the museum? Acclaimed author and illustrator Jessie Hartland beautifully presents their informative and fascinating history, from their creation to their arrival into museums. This is essential reading for junior scientists and historians!
Book Description Using a \"house that Jack built\" repetitive prose structure, Hartland details the steps that brought a meteor from outer space, across the eastern US, to the roof of a car in Peekskill, New York, and thereafter to be verified, tested, and exhibited at the American Museum of Natural...[more]
How did this ancient artifact get to the museum? Acclaimed author and illustrator Jessie Hartland beautifully presents this informative and fascinating history of the Hatshepsut sphinx, from its carving in ancient Egypt to its arrival in the hallowed halls of this world-famous museum. This is essential...[more]
Dinosaurs roamed the earth for millions and millions of years. Museum visitors are awed by the massive creatures on display. But how did the fossils of a colossal diplodocus make the 145-million-year journey from the prehistoric plains of Utah to the Smithsonian Institution of today? Acclaimed author...[more]