You never know who you’ll come across along the Fossil Freeway:
Kirk Johnson is the chief curator at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and one of the world’s leading paleobotanists. Ray Troll’s art has been exhibited across the globe. Put them together and you have — well, actually, I’m not sure what you have, but science has never been as much fun as this!
All points bulletin: artist Ray Troll & paleontologist Kirk Johnson, authors of Cruisin’ the Fossil Freeway: An Epoch Tale of a Scientist and an Artist on the Ultimate 5,000 Mile Paleo Road Trip.
and, the Land Library strongly recommends these titles as well:
Prehistoric Journey by Kirk Johnson, Rapture of the Deep: The Art of Ray Troll, Planet Ocean: Dancing to the Fossil Record by Brad Matsen & Ray Troll
for more information on Ray Troll’s work, and to order books, cards, t-shirts, posters, and more, be sure to visit his website, where you can also order a wall-size map inspired by Cruisin’ the Fossil Freeway (a detail of the map is below).