The Clues Are in the Poo: The Story of Dinosaur Scientist Karen Chin Trade Book (Hardcover)

Written By Jane Kurtz, Karen Chin
Illustrated by Francisco Riolobos
Critically Reviewed
Award Winner
  1. Hardcover
    Price $18.95
Written By Jane Kurtz, Karen Chin
Illustrated by Francisco Riolobos
Critically Reviewed
Award Winner

Karen Chin is hunting for treasure. But she's not interested in gold or jewels…she's interested in poo. Fossilized dinosaur poo, specifically. What can she learn from this prehistoric feces? Follow the clues and see where Karen's curiousity takes her as she searches for answers about how dinosaurs lived and what the world looked like long ago.

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Karen Chin is hunting for treasure. But she's not interested in gold or jewels…she's interested in poo. Fossilized dinosaur poo, specifically. What can she learn from this prehistoric feces? Follow the clues and see where Karen's curiousity takes her as she searches for answers about how dinosaurs lived and what the world looked like long ago.

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The Clues Are in the Poo: The Story of Dinosaur Scientist Karen Chin Trade Book (Hardcover)

Written By Jane Kurtz, Karen Chin
Illustrated by Francisco Riolobos
Written By Jane Kurtz, Karen Chin
Illustrated by Francisco Riolobos
Critically Reviewed
Critically Reviewed
Award Winner
Award Winner

Karen Chin is hunting for treasure. But she's not interested in gold or jewels…she's interested in poo. Fossilized dinosaur poo, specifically. What can she learn from this prehistoric feces? Follow the clues and see where Karen's curiousity takes her as she searches for answers about how dinosaurs lived and what the world looked like long ago.

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Karen Chin is hunting for treasure. But she's not interested in gold or jewels…she's interested in poo. Fossilized dinosaur poo, specifically. What can she learn from this prehistoric feces? Follow the clues and see where Karen's curiousity takes her as she searches for answers about how dinosaurs lived and what the world looked like long ago.

Read Less Description

Karen Chin is hunting for treasure. But she's not interested in gold or jewels…she's interested in poo. Fossilized dinosaur poo, specifically. What can she learn from this prehistoric feces? Follow the clues and see where Karen's curiousity takes her as she searches for answers about how dinosaurs lived and what the world looked like long ago.

  1. Hardcover
    Price $18.95
SKU WW-NL6155
ISBN 9781478876175
Series Reycraft Books
Number Level 38
SKU WW-NL6155
ISBN 9781478876175
Series Reycraft Books
Number Level 38
Lexile level 720L
Letter Level P
Genre Biography
Language English
Theme Biography, Scientific Achievements
BISAC Subject Headings Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Women
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Prehistoric
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Women
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Prehistoric
Price $18.95
Awards

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Children’s Book Council (CBC) 2024 Outstanding Science Trade Book

Author & Illustrator

Jane Kurtz and Karen Chin

Award-winning author Jane Kurtz has published more than 40 books—fiction and nonfiction, picture books and novels. She grew up mostly in Ethiopia where she now does a lot of volunteer work helping kids get books. She also is on the faculty of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Children’s and YA Literature where she works with adults who want to become professional writers.

Karen Chin is a paleontologist who is considered one of the world's leading experts in coprolites, or fossilized dinosaur poo. She teaches at the University of Colorado in Boulder and travels the world in pursuit of clues about life during the dinosaur era. 

Francisco Riolobos

Francisco Riolobos is an illustrator from Seville, Spain, who moved to Barcelona to pursue his passion: illustration. Nature and pop culture, cartoons, dinosaurs, and video games inspire me to create new images and characters. He likes to come up with new visual languages , where clear shapes and bright colors are always present.

Reviews

Featured in ‘What fossilized poop can teach us about dinosaurs’ by Aaron Scott, Berly McCoy, and Rebecca Ramirez on NPR Short Wave

Karen Chin is hunting for treasure. But she's not interested in gold or jewels…she's interested in poo. Fossilized dinosaur poo, specifically. What can she learn from this prehistoric feces? Follow the clues and see where Karen's curiousity takes her as she searches for answers about how dinosaurs lived and what the world looked like long ago.

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Details:
SKU WW-NL6155
ISBN 9781478876175
Series Reycraft Books
Number Level 38
Lexile level 720L
Letter Level P
Genre Biography
Language English
Theme Biography, Scientifi Biography, Scientific Achievements
Juvenile Nonfiction Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Women
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Prehistoric
Full Description

Karen Chin is hunting for treasure. But she's not interested in gold or jewels…she's interested in poo. Fossilized dinosaur poo, specifically. What can she learn from this prehistoric feces? Follow the clues and see where Karen's curiousity takes her as she searches for answers about how dinosaurs lived and what the world looked like long ago.

Author & Illustrator

Jane Kurtz and Karen Chin

Award-winning author Jane Kurtz has published more than 40 books—fiction and nonfiction, picture books and novels. She grew up mostly in Ethiopia where she now does a lot of volunteer work helping kids get books. She also is on the faculty of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Children’s and YA Literature where she works with adults who want to become professional writers.

Karen Chin is a paleontologist who is considered one of the world's leading experts in coprolites, or fossilized dinosaur poo. She teaches at the University of Colorado in Boulder and travels the world in pursuit of clues about life during the dinosaur era. 

Francisco Riolobos

Francisco Riolobos is an illustrator from Seville, Spain, who moved to Barcelona to pursue his passion: illustration. Nature and pop culture, cartoons, dinosaurs, and video games inspire me to create new images and characters. He likes to come up with new visual languages , where clear shapes and bright colors are always present.

Awards

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Children’s Book Council (CBC) 2024 Outstanding Science Trade Book

Reviews

Featured in ‘What fossilized poop can teach us about dinosaurs’ by Aaron Scott, Berly McCoy, and Rebecca Ramirez on NPR Short Wave

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