Born into a poor family, Mary Anning was nearly hit by lightning as a baby! Growing up she would help her father comb the beaches for shells and bones. Despite not being allowed to study because she was a woman, she went on to make many amazing discoveries including a complete skeleton of an ichthyosaur (and some dinosaur poo!). Learn about the incredible life of the mother of palaeontology.
This series of books send an inspiring message to children of all ages, through accessible story telling and quirky illustrations. Older children will love the extra facts at the back of the book including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of Prince’s life.
Recommended for ages 4-7
32 page hardback book