ALASKA DINOSAURS: DESMOS, MAMMOTHS & MORE
By Ray Troll & Kirk Johnson
This richly illustrated children’s book featuring Ray’s art is a treat for all ages with lively, easy to read text by his long-time collaborator Smithsonian paleontologist Dr. Kirk Johnson. Readers will discoverer a whole menagerie of fascinating prehistoric creatures that once roamed Ancient Alaska, from polar dinosaurs to woolly mammoths, giant ‘fish lizards’, and the mysterious ‘desmos’.
What people are saying about this book:
“Ray Troll and Kirk Johnson bring the astonishing fossils of Alaska to life in their latest collaborative expedition into the distant past. Ray’s magnificent images leap off the pages and Kirk is an able guide for exploring the ancient creatures of the far north that few people even knew existed until recently. It fits perfectly on the Paleo Nerds shelf with their other fascinating books.”
– Brad Matsen, author Planet Ocean, Jacques Cousteau: The Sea King, Titanic’s Last Secrets & Descent: The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss
“What a fabulous journey through Alaska’s prehistoric wonders! Young readers will adore this gorgeous book by Ray Troll and Kirk Johnson, fossil-finding duo and authors of Cruisin’ the Fossil Coastline. Ray’s vibrant, exuberant artwork brings the book to life, starting with an irresistible, jam-packed map and proceeding through a timeline of prehistoric critters that once inhabited Alaska’s oceans and forests. Fascinating and fun!”
– Elizabeth Shreeve, author of award-winning book Out of the Blue: How Animals Evolved from Prehistoric Seas.