Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins


Author: Barbara Kerley

Illustrator: Brian Selznick


[SELZNICK, Brian]. The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins. An Illuminating History of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, Artist and Lecturer. By Barbara Kerley. With Drawings by Brian Selznick, [NY: Scholastic, 2001]. 4to, [48]pp. Color pictorial boards. Pictorial endpapers; color illustrations throughout. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (without medal affixed). Signed by the artist, Caldecott Medalist, Brian Selznick.

First edition. A 2002 Caldecott Honor Book. Until the mid-1800s, no-one really knew what a dinosaur was let alone what one looked like. So when Victorian artist Waterhouse Hawkins built the first life-size models, he dazzled the world with his awe-inspiring creations. Here is his amazing story.