Green sketchbook for Life Story, page 7

Children's Literature Virginia Lee Burton papers
Green sketchbook for Life Story, page 7

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Item No: burt00200
Title: Green sketchbook for Life Story, page 7
Additional Title: Life Story
Language: English
Material: Pen and ink on paper

"Prologue or Act I Scene 4 or Scene 1 - Place - Crust of our earth - igneous rocks

Slowly the earth surface cooled off the geologists tell the story of the rocks and minerals which make up our earth - the igneous rocks (fire mode) rocks which are just molten hot and then harden - the earth, which was hot and molten was bombarded by meteorites and slowly increased in size until it became its present size - volcanic eruptions - intrusions - extrusions - batholiths etc - (when our earth was young and still not hard) how the geologist - tells us of the first rocks igneous rocks - rocks made from fire - and became rocks as they cooled - intrusions and extrusions."

Media Type: Illustrations
Source: Children's Literature Research Collection

Page 6 is blank.

Provenance: Gift of Virginia Lee Burton, 1968.


Virginia Lee Burton, Life Story (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1962).

Creation Year (Single Year or Earliest Date): 1962
Image Dimensions Width: 28 cm
Call Number: BURT GREEN 1
Creator Name: Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968 - Artist

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