Item No: burt00206
Title: Green sketchbook for Life Story, page 17
Additional Title: Life Story
Pen and ink on paper
"Act I Scene 2
Much of the land is covered with shallow seas and life continues to flourish in the waters the trilobites now have declined and the biggest and strongest animals are the cephalopods - they play the lead parts - they have no back bone but have a long hard shell and feet on their heads for millions and millions of years they ruled the seas
And now the leading part was played by the cephalopods - animals with long hard shells and feet on their head - they ruled the seas for many millions of years
Climate was warm and much of the land was covered with water - ancient ancestor of starfish made its first appearance."
Children's Literature Research Collection
Gift of Virginia Lee Burton, 1968.
Virginia Lee Burton, Life Story (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1962).
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Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968 - Artist