Special Storytime: Heidi E.Y. Stemple

Artists & Authors
For Families
Beneski Museum of Natural History, Amherst College


Once forced to the sidelines of science, Mary Anning is now recognized as the world’s first paleontologist.

Meet us at the Beneski Museum of Natural History at Amherst College for storytime and fossils! Author Heidi E.Y. Stemple will read from her new book, She Sells Seashells: Mary Anning, an Unlikely Paleontologist. Participants will learn about the science of the Ichthyosaur and have time to explore other marine materials in the museum.

Book signing to follow program. Can’t make the event? You may reserve signed books online.

Free parking available at O’Connell/Dickinson Parking Lot GPS 90 (Dickinson Street).

In the Bookshop

She Sells Seashells: Mary Anning, an Unlikely Paleontologist