A sequel to Dinotopia continues the saga with an adventure in the World Beneath, as Professor Arthur Denison embarks on a dangerous expedition while Skybax Corps pilot Will Denison flies reconnaissance overhead. Lit Guild & Doubleday. First serial, Smithsonian. Tour.
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James Gurney's fantasy art has appeared on the covers of more than 70 books, and his art appears regularly in National Geographic. He is the author and illustrator of Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time, Dinotopia: The World Beneath, and is currently working on his third Dinotopia book, which will be published in Fall 2000. He lives in the Hudson Valley of New York State with his family.From Publishers Weekly:
Gurney's bestselling illustrated fantasy, Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time, conjured up a lost world where people and dinosaurs live in peaceful interdependence. This sequel, which should be equally popular, follows the further adventures of naturalist Arthur Denison and his daredevil son, Will, shipwrecked on Dinotopia since 1862. Accompanied by exotic-looking musician Oriana Nascava and treacherous buccaneer Lee Crabb, father and son ride a submarine and stumble upon the World Beneath, a realm of quaint villages, labyrinthine tunnels, archetypal designs, natural stone sculptures, crystalline caves and lush gardens. The dinosaurs, whether above or below land, are sometimes fierce but more often genial presences who serve as means of transport and attend meetings with human elders. A treasure-hunting search for the fabled sunken city of Poseidos turns up connections among the Dinotopians, ancient Egypt and Atlantis. Despite the cardboard characters and trite story line, the more than 160 sparkling, fey paintings, at once fanciful and precise, pull readers into an enchanting adventure that should capture the most skeptical, armor-plated heart. 200,000 first printing; major ad/promo; Literary Guild, Scholastic and Doubleday Book Club selections; author tour.
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Book Description Turner Publishing, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1570361649
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Book Description Turner Publishing, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111570361649
Book Description Turner Publishing Inc., Atlanta, U.S.A., 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. James Gurney (illustrator). 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Landscape format hardback, shrin-wrapped from new, so Fine book in Fine wrapper. Illustrated boards, decorated end-papers and double page spread title-page. Fabulously illustrated throughout. First Edition, 2-10 number line. Sequel to: Dinotopia, a land apart from time. Bookseller Inventory # 000412