Discovery in the Cave

Discovery in the Cave

Book - 2010
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This amazing true adventure story about the discovery of the Lascaux Cave will have young readers feeling that they've discovered something pretty special, too!


In 1940, four teenage boys and a dog dropped themselves into a hole in the forest floor. Using a flaming grease gun as a torch, they ventured deep underground, eventually coming to a huge cave, the walls of which were covered with life-size paintings of animals. Whole herds of horses! Deer with horns as big as tree branches! Giant bison! The boys were amazed by their discovery. They'd stumbled upon the world's finest examples of prehistoric painting!


Perfect for classroom use, this Step 4 Step into Reading book is realistically illustrated by award-winning artist Bryn Barnard.
Publisher: New York : Random House Children's House, c2010
ISBN: 9780375858932
Branch Call Number: JE Dubow 3567
Characteristics: 48 p. :,col. ill., col. maps. --
Additional Contributors: Barnard, Bryn


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vernessa7 Jun 09, 2013

I like this book because there is a lot of information by michael

Nov 22, 2010

The biggest find in regards to prehistoric art. Easy to read and understand for kids. A few not so common words are explained to the reader which is great. My kids (4,7) enjoyed this story.

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vernessa7 Jun 09, 2013

vernessa7 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over


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vernessa7 Jun 09, 2013

a boy his dog and his friends finds a cave in france and called their science teacher so he looks at the cave paintings and calls another scientist and the other scientist looks at it and they turn it into a museum. by michael


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vernessa7 Jun 09, 2013

quoted by michael from book: " Monsieur Laval has seen cave paintings before but not like these."


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