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Mary Anning Statue

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HecatesCats Sun 22-Nov-20 20:56:46

Mary Anning Rocks need to get from £22,000 to their target if £100,000 to fund their statue of the pioneering paleontologist in Lyme Regis. The artist - Denise Dutton - seems to know how to create public monuments. She sculpted the Annie Kenny statue in Bolton in the picture. Link here:

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GrinitchSpinach Sun 22-Nov-20 22:39:16

She's clothed! shock

Jokes aside, I hope they reach the goal.

Can anyone recommend a Mary Anning book, either fictionalized or completely factual, for my science-loving daughters aged 10 and under? Thanks!

CatChant Sun 22-Nov-20 22:50:38


My DCs enjoyed this book

HecatesCats Sun 22-Nov-20 22:55:58

There are a few book recommendations on A Mighty Girl. I bought Stone girl, bone girl for my daughters, they really enjoy the story, but it may be a little young for a 10 year old

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GrinitchSpinach Sun 22-Nov-20 23:02:57

Thank you! These look great.

Lettera Sun 22-Nov-20 23:33:52

The novel Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier is excellent. Review here:

Keep1984fiction Mon 23-Nov-20 13:17:25

The Annie Kenny statue is in Oldham not Bolton.

ImaSababa Mon 23-Nov-20 14:23:47

£100,000! I know it's important to commemorate female figures but that money could surely be spent better!

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