Dinosaur Bones by Bob Barner

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With a lively rhyming text and vibrant paper collage illustrations, author-artist Bob Barner shakes the dust off the dinosaur bones found in museums and reminds us that they once belonged to living, breathing creatures. Filled with fun dinosaur facts (a T. Rex skull can weigh up to 750 pounds!) and an informational "Dinometer," Dinosaur Bones is sure to make young dinosaur enthusiasts roar with delight.

About Bob Barner

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Bob Barner was born in Arkansas, grew up in the midwest and now lives in Northern California. He graduated from The Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He has worked as an art therapist and an art director at several advertising agencies and design studios and has also assisted Al Capp with the writing and drawing for the popular comic strip "Li'l Abner." Barner works with pen and ink, watercolor, cut and torn paper as well as th
Published June 1, 2012 by Chronicle Books LLC. 36 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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With its dazzling colors and big, simple, paper collage forms, this may draw fans of Byron Barton's Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs (1989) and Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones (1990), but it's strictly an also-ran.

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The creator of Dem Bones digs up another set of rattling fine specimens for this splashy expedition into the world of fossils. A simple poem ("Dinosaurs are

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The snappy, vigorous rhymes ("They had bones with disks and bones with points,/ bones for running with sockets and joints") propel the production forward, while the artwork, a jazzy blend of pen-and-ink, watercolor, cut and torn paper and computer graphics, creates a tantalizing blend of streamli...

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