"Q: What do you do when you discover the fossil of a pterodactyl that's over a hundred million years old?
A: Contact a palaeontologist.
Q: But what do you do when the site where you found the fossil is about to be strip-mined for coal?
A: Fight long and hard to save the heritage of the past.
Valley of Bones is the story of such a fight, from Tara and Lachlan's discovery of the fossil to the final bizarre and unforeseen outcome..." (Source: back cover)