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RE: your first paleon book was: well darn
Neat, but no cigar. Mine was a more ketchup red, and
dedicated to a younger audience.
--- Linus Carleton <email@example.com> wrote:
> That would be RC Andrews All About Dinosaurs. Mine
> was--well, is, since I
> still have it--cardboard, cloth bound. Does this
> look familiar (see
> Linus Carleton
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu
> [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] On Behalf Of
> Sent: Tuesday, March 25, 2008 10:27 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com;
> Subject: Re: your first paleon book was: well darn
> I don't remember the name of the book (which just
> kills me). All I remember was that it had a red
> background, was paperback (fairly sure), and had a
> picture of a _Tyrannosaurus rex_ on it. The _T.rex_
> had green scales on the top, and yellow scales on
> bottom. I think the scales were tubercular too (I
> think, though I might be confusing it with a
> on dinosaurs that was released about a decade
> Anyway, I distinctly remember being about 4 years
> and having my mother read the book to me before bed.
> That's when I got the paleo bug. I've had it ever
> Sadly, I also distinctly remember bringing the book
> show and tell, when I entered kindergarten. My
> forgot to give it back to me, and I never saw the
> --- Jane P Davidson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Actually, I would be interested to hear from folks
> > about what their first book on paleontology, for
> > children or not, was. As a matter of a little
> > research, if you would like to share with me, you
> > can write off list if you want. Mine was R.C.
> > Andrews' All About Dinosaurs, followed soon by
> > L. Fenton's Life Long Ago.
> > Jane D
> > Dr. Jane P. Davidson
> > Professor of History of Art
> > University of Nevada, Reno
> > 89557 USA
> > CFA 157
> > 775-784-6561
> > fax 775-784-6655
> > email@example.com
> > ________________________________
> > From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu on behalf of Thomas
> > Holtz, Jr.
> > Sent: Tue 3/25/2008 5:32 AM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> > Subject: RE: well darn
> > > From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu
> > [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> > > On Behalf Of firstname.lastname@example.org
> > >
> > > So the polar allosaur goes by the way of the
> > & Why
> > > Wonder Book of Dinosaurs" from the Sixties. I'm
> > shattered.
> > >
> > The How & Why Wonderbook of Dinosaurs was my first
> > ever dinosaur book. My
> > mom & grandma read to me from it.
> > Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
> > Email: email@example.com Phone: 301-405-4084
> > Office: Centreville 1216
> > Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
> > Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
> > http://www.geol.umd.edu/~tholtz/
> > Fax: 301-314-9661
> > Faculty Director, Earth, Life & Time Program,
> > College Park Scholars
> > http://www.geol.umd.edu/~jmerck/eltsite/
> > Fax: 301-405-0796
> > Mailing Address: Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
> > Department of Geology
> > Building 237, Room 1117
> > University of Maryland
> > College Park, MD 20742 USA
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> many modern [reptile]
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