verstraete larry700pxLarry Verstraete will be at the Assiniboine Zoo on Canada Day, just outside of the brand new Dinosaur's Alive!® Exihibit, signing copies of 'Dinosaurs' of the Deep.

Bring the whole family down for a prehistoric good time!   


DATE: Friday, July 1 - Canada Day

TIME: 11-3 p.m.

LOCATION: Right next to the Assiniboine Zoo's Dinosaurs Alive!® exhibit.

ADDRESS: 2595 Roblin Boulevard

DinosDeepFRTCVR040416 700WebDinosaurs' of the Deep: Discover Prehistoric Marine Life

Driving across the North American Heartland, surrounded by prairie, it is almost impossible to imagine that this was once a huge inland sea. The Western Interior Seaway, which split the entire continent of North America in half, once teemed with predatory creatures—fanged fish and turtles the size of small cars; prowling sharks and giant squid; hungry plesiosaurs and immense crocodiles. At the top of this prehistoric food chain, stretching up to nearly 15 metres (50 feet) and weighing a hefty 50,000 kilograms (50 tons), ruled the mighty mosasaur, the T. Rex of the sea.

Through a cooperative partnership with the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre (CFDC), home to ‘Bruce’, the world’s largest mosasaur skeleton, author Larry Verstraete and paleoartist Julius Csotonyi combine fascinating facts, astonishing discoveries, and the latest paleontological information to bring the ancient marine creatures of the Seaway to vivid life.

Larry Verstraete
Writer and educator Larry Verstraete is the award-winning author of 13 books of non-fiction, many of which focus on scientific or historical themes. An active promoter of literacy, Larry is a frequent visitor to schools and libraries where he shares his enthusiasm for science, history, and writing with students, teachers, and parents. Larry lives and writes in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 



Last modified onTuesday, 28 June 2016 11:08

Additional Info

Friday, July 1
11-3 p.m.
Right next to the Assiniboine Zoo's Dinosaurs Alive!® exhibit.
2595 Roblin Boulevard

Turnstone Press

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Winnipeg, MB   R3B 1H3
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Turnstone Press acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council, the Government of Canada, and the Province of Manitoba through Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage.

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