Jurassic Classics by Saskia Lacey
The Prehistoric Masters of Literature: Discover literary history with a prehistoric twist!

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Whether or not some of the riffs pass over their heads, readers will come away with a fund of names, titles, and general expectations that will serve them well in future encounters with literary works that have, or perhaps will, “echo[ed] across the millennia.” A natural lead-in, or better, lagniappe, to Kathleen Krull’s Lives of the Writers
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Discover literary history with a prehistoric twist!

Deep underground, a mysterious cave of stone tablets has been discovered, and researchers are working frantically to translate a treasury of prehistoric literature. In this collection, you'll learn what made the greatest dinosaur writers so very great, uncover the real story behind our modern classics, and be introduced to masterpieces including:

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeareasaurus, a timeless play about forbidden romance

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontesaurus, the tortured tale of doomed dinosaur love

The Raven by Edgar Allan Terrordactyl, a ghoulish poem with a haunting ending

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twainceratops, the story of a mischievous young dinosaur growing up in the Cretaceous age

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickensodocus, a prehistoric epic about love, war, and sacrifice

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austenlovenator, a clever critique of dinosaur manners disguised as a love story

These tales are sure to become instant Jurassic Classics!

 

About Saskia Lacey

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A beautiful storyteller, Saskia Lacey is an educational children's author with an extensive teaching background. Lacey has developed engaging children's stories and projects for a variety of publishers and illustrators.
 
Published April 1, 2016 by Walter Foster Jr. 40 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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on Apr 13 2016

Whether or not some of the riffs pass over their heads, readers will come away with a fund of names, titles, and general expectations that will serve them well in future encounters with literary works that have, or perhaps will, “echo[ed] across the millennia.” A natural lead-in, or better, lagniappe, to Kathleen Krull’s Lives of the Writers

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