Books by Lucia Washburn

DINOSAUR TRACKS by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2007

"A make-your-own fossil activity is appended to the text, but there is no glossary or pronunciation guide that might also help the intended reader. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-9)"
Starting from a child's experience of leaving footprints in sand or mud, an experienced author-illustrator pair introduces young readers to the work of ichnologists studying fossilized dinosaur tracks. Read full book review >
DID DINOSAURS HAVE FEATHERS? by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"Young dinosaur enthusiasts will love this fascinating information. (activity pages) (Nonfiction. 5-9)"
Zoehfeld takes a crack at the titular question for budding scientists. Read full book review >
DINOSAURS BIG AND SMALL by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2002

"While there is little new here, this is a non-threatening additional purchase for the dinosaur set. (Nonfiction. 5-7)"
An introduction to dinosaurs for younger readers, this Stage 1 "Lets-Read-And-Find-Out Science" title describes big and little dinosaurs from Diplodocus, "one of the biggest," to Mussaurus, only as large as a baby-bird when hatched. Read full book review >
TERRIBLE TYRANNOSAURS by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 31, 2001

"While it will certainly find its audience, this title needs a little less lurid illustration and some documentation. (Nonfiction. 6-9)"
There are lunging, snapping, biting Tyrannosaurus rex's on nearly every page of this Let's-Read-And-Find-Out About title. Read full book review >
LOOK TO THE NORTH by Jean Craighead George
ANIMALS
Released: April 11, 1997

"Washburn, in her first book, has created sweet tableaux of wolves in the wild: purple and lilac landscapes and fluffy, smiling wolves. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A charming but sentimental book about the first months in the lives of wolf pups, from birth to young adult. Read full book review >