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Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles by Patricia Valdez,Felicita Sala

By Patricia Valdez,Felicita Sala

For enthusiasts of Ada Twist: Scientist comes a desirable photograph publication biography of a pioneering woman scientist--who enjoyed reptiles!

Back within the days of lengthy skirts and afternoon teas, younger Joan Procter entertained the main strange celebration site visitors: slithery and scaly ones, who became over teacups and crawled prior the crumpets.... whereas different ladies performed with dolls, Joan most popular the corporate of reptiles. She carried her favourite lizard together with her everywhere--she even introduced a crocodile to school!

When Joan grew older, she grew to become the Curator of Reptiles on the British Museum. She went directly to layout the Reptile condominium on the London Zoo, together with a house for the rumored-to-be-vicious komodo dragons. There, similar to whilst she was once a bit woman, Joan hosted kid's tea parties--with her komodo dragon because the visitor of honor.

With a full of life textual content and colourful illustrations, scientist and author Patricia Valdez and illustrator Felicita Sala deliver to lifestyles Joan Procter's inspiring tale of ardour and determination.

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