Dinosaurs and all that rubbish

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Crowell, 1973 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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After ruining Earth and soaring off to a star in his rocket, the man returns to find that ancient creatures have beautified the earth and it is where he wants to live after all.

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A 1001 CBYMRBYGU. Mankind has ruined the earth and has now abandoned the planet. After man is gone, the dinosaurs return, but are dismayed to discover the rubbish covering the earth. The dinosaurs ... Read full review

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This book changed my life. I'm 40 years old and only now am I beginning to realise the profound message this book gave me as a very young child and the relevancy and urgency of it. Read it to your children, let them hear the message and act upon it.


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About the author (1973)

Michael Foreman was born in Pakefield, Suffolk on March 21, 1938. At the age of fifteen, Foreman began to study art. His first children's book was published while he was still a student. He earned his M. A. from the Royal College of Art and since then, has written and/or illustrated many children's books. After leaving art school Michael traveled all over the world making films and television commercials. He has also worked on magazines, book jackets, animated films, and TV ads. He even worked for the police, sketching criminals described by witnesses. Foreman has won the Kate Greenaway Award twice, the Smarties Book Prize, The Kurt Maschler Award, the Children's Book Award, the Bologna Book Prize and the Francis William's Illustration Award twice.

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