When the first fossil bones of Iguanodon were found, one was shaped like a rhino’s horn. Scientists guessed that the strange bone fit like a spike on Iguanodon’s nose.
Boy, were we wrong about Iguanodon! When a full set of bones was found later, there were two pointed bones. They were part of Iguanodon’s hands, not its nose!
Fourteen thousand years ago
the north was mostly ice and snow.
But woolly mammoths didn’t care—
these beasts had comfy coats of hair.
Fuzzy, shaggy, snarly, snaggy,
Wonderful woolly mammoths!
What elements give each piece their distinct voice?
Boy, Were We Wrong About Dinosaurs by Kathleen Kudlinski actually contains a confession and the author’s clear, and strong but informal voice seems to be speaking directly to the reader.