The Wondrous Journals of Dr. Wendell Wellington Wiggins (Paperback)

By Lesley M. M. Blume, David Foote (Illustrator)
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Description


The journals of Dr. Wendell Wellington Wiggins might just be the most extraordinary contribution to the study of the earth's past since the discovery of the Rosetta Stone. In the incredible pages of these thought-to-be-lost diaries, Dr. Wiggins—whom we now must consider the greatest paleozoologist of all time—has divulged the secrets of the truly ancient animal world: a world before human beings; a world before dinosaurs; a world that, until now, existed well beyond the outer reaches of human imagination. From deadly Amazonian Whispering Vines (Vitus Sussurus) to curious creatures called Brittle Bones (Futilis Ossis) to a mysterious pet named Gibear (Chiroptera Vicugna Pacosis), the discoveries of Dr. Wiggins will forever change the way we think about the world before us. 

About the Author


Lesley M. M. Blume is a journalist, writer, and cultural observer based in New York City.

DAVID FOOTE is assistant professor of history at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375872181
ISBN-10: 0375872183
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: August 6th, 2013
Pages: 256
Language: English