A Bibliophile is Born

I was delighted to hear that Stephanie Mohr has discovered the library.1 No reading on a screen can compare to the sensuous joy of holding in one's hands a book, with its distinctive smell, and the signs of previous readers. If Stephanie continues on her voyage of discovery through natural history books, she may learn that pterodactyls (now correctly known as pterosaurs) are not winged dinosaurs, but that these remarkable flying creatures belong to a related but separate group.Elva RobinsonAnima

Elva Robinson
Apr 11, 2004

I was delighted to hear that Stephanie Mohr has discovered the library.1 No reading on a screen can compare to the sensuous joy of holding in one's hands a book, with its distinctive smell, and the signs of previous readers. If Stephanie continues on her voyage of discovery through natural history books, she may learn that pterodactyls (now correctly known as pterosaurs) are not winged dinosaurs, but that these remarkable flying creatures belong to a related but separate group.

Elva Robinson

Animal and Plant Sciences Sheffield, UK E.Robinson@dcs.shef.ac.uk