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Re: Favorite Dinosaur Image or most inspirational
Wow - I learn something new everyday. I didn't know there was a lineage
between the Stegosaurus and the VW Bus. You'd think Volkswagen would be
promoting this fact more often. ;)
Author of Dinosaur Learning Activity Book
> Wow, ever had a memory so old you thought it was a dream? Thanks to
> the link below it has all come back to me. Apparently I DID own a
> book about a caveman on a dinosaur island and it DID have paper cut-
> out toys inside. The book was called The Spear Thrower. The
> publishing date was 73? which means I was 3 or 4 years old when I
> owned it! I think I lost the book not long after owning it and it
> simply became a dreamlike thing.
> This post is great!
> David Krentz
> On Sep 8, 2006, at 3:49 PM, Steve Walsh wrote:
>> As we're now talking milestones and not just formative -- I'd have
>> to agree on the Zallinger mural included in the "The World We Live
>> In" book which also turned me on to Chesley Bonestell and
>> astronomy. The John Gurche Heresies cover was also huge as was Greg
>> Paul's masterpieces. Last but not least is William Stout's work in
>> "The Dinosaurs" (1981) http://www.hour25online.com/pix/
>> dinos01a.jpg. My dinosaur renaissance began here with Stout's
>> slightly rococo but grungily real dinosaurs in all their pooing,
>> knobbly, squabbling, grumpy, copulating, vulnerable and parasite-
>> infested glory. And a full five years before "Dinosaur Heresies".
>> t 07:28 AM 9/09/2006, you wrote:
>>> > From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]On
>>> Behalf Of
>>> > Geoff Habiger
>>> > My most inspirational book was Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric
>>> Animals by
>>> > Tom McGowen and illustrated by Rod Ruth
>>> > Here's some of the images from the book:
>>> > http://www.geocities.com/canngo_2000/dinopage.html
>>> > I think this book has been divided into two separate books since
>>> > edition I had came out in the late 70s. Ruth's art really
>>> inspired me.
>>> Other way around: was first The Album of Dinosaurs and The Album
>>> of Prehistoric Animals, and later combined. There were a lot of
>>> other good "The Album of..." books: a Prehistoric Man one, but
>>> various modern animal groups, astronomy, etc.
>>> Man, this thread has been a MAJOR nostalgia trip!
>>> Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
>>> Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
>>> Department of Geology Director, Earth, Life & Time Program
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