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BOOK REVIEW: So you want to be a PALAEONTOLOGIST?

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Following closely on the heels of the newly named Welsh dinosaur, we are pleased to announce the first reviews of our latest title: So you want to be a PALAEONTOLOGIST by David Penney, which were recently published on the Everything Dinosaur blog. The review consisted to two parts: A general review (click here) and one aimed more at the teaching profession (click here). Some snippets follow: From the general review "This well written publication defines palaeontology before setting out the various roles and activities that palaeontologists undertake.  Dr. David Penney, expertly guides the reader through the wide variety of career...

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Forthcoming title: Fossil Collecting in England and Wales

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We are pleased to announce the following new title, which is currently in preparation for publication in early to mid 2017: Fossil Collecting in England and Wales - A guide to the collection, preservation and display of fossils, with 50 locations fully described by Craig Chapman and Steve Snowball, both of the UKAFH (UK Amateur Fossil Hunters).   This is a guide on how, where and what to find, when collecting fossils in the UK. It looks at the best locations across England and Wales, where collectors are likely to obtain productive results, whether on an organized field event or...

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ADVANCE COPIES NOW AVAILABLE: So you want to be a PALAEONTOLOGIST?

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We are pleased to announce that we now have ADVANCE COPIES of our forthcoming title: So you want to be a palaeontologist? available now on our website (click the cover below to go to the order page where you can also read the preface to the book). This title will not be formally released until April, so get your advance copy directly from the publisher now while stocks last! It covers the diverse opportunities available in palaeontology as a career and provides practical advice on building up appropriate skill sets and experience to make you stand out from the crowd....

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