Discovery In The Cave by Mark DubowskiDiscovery In The Cave by Mark Dubowski

Discovery In The Cave

byMark DubowskiIllustratorBryn Barnard

Paperback | May 25, 2010

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This amazing true adventure story about the discovery of the Lascaux Cave will have young readers feeling that they've discovered something pretty special, too!

 

In 1940, four teenage boys and a dog dropped themselves into a hole in the forest floor. Using a flaming grease gun as a torch, they ventured deep underground, eventually coming to a huge cave, the walls of which were covered with life-size paintings of animals. Whole herds of horses! Deer with horns as big as tree branches! Giant bison! The boys were amazed by their discovery. They'd stumbled upon the world's finest examples of prehistoric painting!

 

Perfect for classroom use, this Step 4 Step into Reading book is realistically illustrated by award-winning artist Bryn Barnard.
Mark Dubowski is the author of the Step into Reading book Ice Mummy: The Discovery of a 5,000-Year-Old Man. He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina. Bryn Barnard is the award-winning illustrator of numerous children's books, as well as the author-illustrator of Dangerous Planet: Natural Disasters That Changed History and Outbreak: Plagues ...
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Title:Discovery In The CaveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9 × 6.06 × 0.14 inPublished:May 25, 2010Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375858938

ISBN - 13:9780375858932

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Handy for new curriculum. Perfect for what I want in a stone and iron age history topic. Not only does it tell you historical facts but it also tells you how things get found and how they are investigated.
Date published: 2015-01-29