The Wondrous Journals of Dr. Wendell Wellington Wiggins: Describing the Most Curious, Fascinating, Sometimes Gruesome, and Seemingly Impossible Creatu (Library Binding)

By Lesley M. M. Blume, David Foote (Illustrator)
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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, and has covered fashion, media, and culture for a wide variety of publications, from the Wall Street Journal to Vogue. She is also the Huffington Post's contributing style editor.

DAVID FOOTE is assistant professor of history at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375968501
ISBN-10: 0375968504
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: August 7th, 2012
Pages: 243
Language: English