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Remarkable Creatures (Large Print / Hardcover, Large Print)

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“Tracy Chevalier brings history alive in Remarkable Creatures, which fictionalizes the story of Mary Anning, a young fossil hunter, who in the early 1800s made a discovery along the English seacoast that challenged the world views of geologists and theologians. Chevalier's skillful storytelling takes the reader back in history to walk in the footprints of this remarkable woman.”
— Carol Hicks, Bookshelf At Hooligan Rocks, Truckee, CA

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“Tracy Chevalier brings history alive in Remarkable Creatures, which fictionalizes the story of Mary Anning, a young fossil hunter, who in the early 1800s makes a discovery along the English seacoast that challenges the world views of geologists and theologians. Chevalier's skillful storytelling takes the reader back in history to walk in the footprints of this remarkable woman.”
— Carol Hicks, Bookshelf At Hooligan Rocks, Truckee, CA

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On the windswept' fossil-strewn beaches of the English coast' Mary Anning learns that she has "the eye" -- she finds what no one else can see. When Mary uncovers an unusual fossilized skeleton' she sets the religi



Product Details
ISBN: 9781410422880
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 2010
Pages: 471

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