Time Flies stunning, wordless picture book about a bird, who flies into the open gallery of a natural history museum, then around and through the dinosaurs on display.
Over the course of several stunning spreads, the dinosaurs "come to life" and the museum setting fades into a real, open air prehistoric environment. Is it a dream or did the bird really go back in time?
A Caldecott Winner & ALA Notable Children's Book!
It's not the story that makes this book so fabulous-- it's the astonishingly detailed illustrations that capture every texture, every tooth, every bone... Additionally, the story is so open-ended that your kids will pepper you with questions afterward. Did the bird go back in time? Did the dinosaurs become real?
those questions unanswered, and that's part of this appeal of this
"work of informed imagination and masterly storytelling unobtrusively
underpinned by good science." (NYTimes)
Below are sample pages from inside this book. Of course, our little image here just doesn't do the real thing justice. It's like watching a movie on the big screen verses on your iPhone. Like some movies, some books--like this one--must be seen in the large version to appreciate the magic. But...at least our little versions here can give you an idea of what to expect.
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