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Cheryl Blackford, FOSSIL HUNTER – Virtual Launch Party!

January 29, 2022 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST

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Calling all dinosaur and fossil lovers! Join Cheryl Blackford and your friends at Red Balloon Bookshop as we celebrate the release of Cheryl’s illustrated biographical novel for young readers, Fossil Hunter: How Mary Anning Changed the Science of Prehistoric Life! Cheryl will dig into the life of Mary Anning, one of the most influential paleontologists of all time, and share a little about her own scientific adventures.

To Attend: Pre-registration is required! You can register for the event for free, select a bundle of a free ticket and book, or can donate to help Red Balloon Bookshop keep events happening. All copies of Fossil Hunter: How Mary Anning Changed the Science of Prehistoric Life purchased for the event will include signed bookplates and may be personalized by Cheryl Blackford. Folks picking up their books at Red Balloon Bookshop will also get an ammonite fossil of their own! Registration ends at 9am CDT on Jan 29. All registered attendees will be sent the link to join the party 48 hours before the event and on the morning of the event, after ticket sales have ended.

Born in Yorkshire, England, Cheryl Blackford developed a passion for fossils and rocks when she was 13 and would later graduate with a degree in Geology. She has been fossil hunting in Lyme Regis, studied Anning artifacts and archival materials in Oxford and Bristol. This is her first biography for children. She now lives in Minnesota.


January 29, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST
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Red Balloon Bookshop
(651) 224-8320
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