How a Diplodocus longus went from happily living 145 million years ago to having its bones exhibited in the Smithsonian is cleverly shared in this picture book. From the man who discovered the Diplodocus skeleton to the paleontologist who authenticated it to myriad people involved in getting the bones into the museum and on display, the story of the prehistoric beast is fascinating. With detailed and informative endnotes, this charming picture book is accompanied by Maira Kalmanesque illustrations.
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Subgenre: Animals / Dinosaurs + Prehistoric Creatures, History / Prehistoric