Small and Tall Tales of Extinct Animals by Damien Laverdunt
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A fascinating journey around the world of extinct animals, combining cartoons with naturalist drawings, and mythology with science.
 

About Damien Laverdunt

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Published March 1, 2012 by Gecko. 80 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Science & Math.

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Organized into four general areas, the Americas, Africa, Eurasia and Oceania, these animals appear again at the end in four panels of a frieze, chronologically according to their disappearance, from 15,000 years ago to today.

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This splendid, oversize encyclopedic study of extinct animals handles a potentially depressing subject without hectoring or mawkishness. Laverdunt strikes a companionable tone (“The passenger pigeons’

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This splendid, oversize encyclopedic study of extinct animals handles a potentially depressing subject without hectoring or mawkishness.

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