The Fossils Are Talking!


Sunday, September 19, 2021, 11:00am to 11:45am



Older woman with her dog, holding up her book.

Elizabeth Shreeve, Children’s Book Author

Felicia Ho, Harvard College Student and Storywish Cofounder


Advance Registration Required.


Are you curious about what fossils tell us about life on Earth—and how dinosaurs and other ancient animals, in turn, awaken our imaginations to create true and imagined tales? Come along on a journey to find out! The adventure will kick off with children’s book author Elizabeth Shreeve, reading and sharing surprising secrets from her newest book, Out of the Blue: How Animals Evolved from Prehistoric Seas (Candlewick Press, 2021). Elizabeth will make connections between the story of life on Earth and fossils that can be seen in the museum. Harvard College student and Storywish Cofounder Felicia Ho will then guide our time-traveling crew in a conversation with Elizabeth about the inspirations and discoveries behind the book—and how to start making your own stories!


ASL will be available.


Presented in collaboration with Harvard student club: Harvard College Student Chapter of Storywish


To join the program, you will need to download the free Zoom app in advance. If you already have Zoom, you do not need to download it again. For details on how to improve your Zoom experience, visit the How to Attend an HMSC Program webpage