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Dinosaur Bones: Paleontology Hardcover Notebook - Dot Grid

$ 24.95
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Whether you're heading out to dig for dinosaur bones, or are looking for dino-sized inspiration to take beautiful notes, this Paleontology Journal will prove itself to be the perfect companion. With illustrations of t-rex, stegosaurus and other fossilized skeletons amidst layers of the earth and epochs long past, you'll be happy to lose yourself in your work with this beautiful earth-toned notebook. 

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The textured covers of these notebooks have the feel of old textbooks, and with advanced lay-flat pages, they want to fall open, like a well-loved library book. Go ahead and see for yourself – these are the notebooks your most brilliant ideas have been waiting for.

The Hypothesis series is built with high-quality 100% recycled paper and printed with soy inks, leaving a light footprint. Be inspired to ask the right questions, connect the dots (even when they’re really far apart), and keep pushing humanity forward, so that tomorrow is always brighter than today.

7" x 9"
Page Count
192 pages (96 sheets)
Paper Type 5mm Dot Grid
Paper Weight 81 gsm
Binding Lay-flat Hardcover
Paper Composition Acid-free
100% recycled
100% post-consumer waste
Printing Soy-based ink
Origin Designed in Oregon
Paper milled in Japan
Assembled responsibly in China


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Kaley L.
United States United States

Love it

In love with the design, excellent quality, will definitely be buying again once I fill all the pages!

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Brett W.
United States United States

Inspiring Design + Functional Features

This brings a bit of energy to my otherwise minimalist home office setup. This notebook alone has pushed me back towards taking physical pen & paper notes over all electronic.

Jasmene R.
United States United States

New favorite notebooks

I’m very picky about the notebooks I use, but these are fantastic! I was initially unsure about using dot grid notebooks instead of lined, but I was pleasantly surprised. The dots are so faint as to not be a distraction when writing but are there just enough to keep your notes aligned. And the spacing between lines is small but that’s great for me. I write with 0.38 pens and my writing is small to the point of being considered cramped by most people. I love that I can fit more on the page than with other notebooks I’ve used. The paper is great quality with the just right balance of drag and flow with my preferred pen and the notebook lays perfectly flat, no breaking in needed. I am now a faithful convert to this brand of notebook and make it a point to not so subtly hint that more of them would be appreciated to anyone wondering what I’d like for my birthday or the upcoming holidays. These are easily my new favorite notebooks and my new addiction. Looking forward to collecting them all.

Robert A.
United States United States

Awesome Notebook

I have purchased four of the dotted hardcover notebooks, and they are awesome. The coloring of the notebooks are not quite the same as advertised on the website, but they still look great. The notebooks are very well-made. I gave the notebooks four stars instead of five because of the coloring issue (specifically on the "Equations That Changed The World" notebook. I think I would prefer lined notebooks over dotted in the future though.

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Natasha O.
United States United States

Beautiful and Durable

I absolutely love the Dinosaur Bones hardcover grid-dot from the Hypothesis collection. It is beautiful and interesting to look at and everyone makes a comment on how great it looks. I have dropped it a few times and it has remained unscathed! The size is perfect and the paper is easy to write on with any type of pen. I will definitely order more in the future!

Lia W.
United States United States

Absolutely love!!

This is my go to bullet journal, this design is amazing. Absolutely love these journals, high quality and feels great to support such a great company!!!!

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