Green sketchbook for Life Story, page 17

Children's Literature Virginia Lee Burton papers
Green sketchbook for Life Story, page 17

Item Info

Item No: burt00206
Title: Green sketchbook for Life Story, page 17
Additional Title: Life Story
Language: English
Material: 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."

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