Baby Paleontologist

Laura Gehl (Author) Daniel Wiseman (Illustrator)


Baby Scientist is an adorable board book series that brings fun, accessible science concepts to baby's world using simple language, recognizable settings, and vibrant art. Read them all with your baby scientist This board book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children in preK. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.

Baby Paleontologist digs for fossils. With his pickax and brush, he discovers plants and animals that lived long, long ago.

What stories do fossils tell?

What did dinosaurs look like?

Find out with Baby Paleontologist

Don't miss the other books in this series, including Baby Oceanographer, Baby Astronaut, and Baby Botanist

--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Product Details

$8.99  $8.27
Publish Date
February 04, 2020
7.0 X 0.5 X 6.9 inches | 0.5 pounds
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About the Author

Laura Gehl is the author of many popular picture books, including One Big Pair of Underwear, a Charlotte Zolotow Highly Commended Title and International Literacy Association Honor Book, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld; Peep and Egg: I'm Not Hatching, an Amazon Editors' Pick and Parents' Choice recommendation; and more recently, My Pillow Keeps Moving, a Junior Library Guild selection, illustrated by Christopher Weyant. She lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland, with one husband, four children, and seventeen fake mustaches. Visit Laura online at

About the Illustrator

Alexandria Neonakis grew up in Nova Scotia, Canada, with her huge family. She now lives in California with her husband and their two cats. In addition to illustrating children's books, she works as a character- concept artist for video games. Her recent children's books include Sweetest Kulu by Celina Kalluk and This Is MY Room by Jennifer Richard Jacobson. She loves hiking in the gorgeous Southern California wilderness, gardening, playing games, and reading good books. Learn more about her online at

Daniel Wiseman is a husband, dad, illustrator, and creative director. When he isn't drawing, he can usually be found doing one of these great things: perfecting his biscuit recipe, hiking up a mountain in some faraway location, singing loudly in his car, riding his bike, or napping. Daniel currently lives in Knoxville, Tennessee.


"Science for toddlers and preschoolers done right...Present[s] new and potentially complicated ideas in a way a young audience can understand."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)