Dinosaur!

Dinosaur!

Dinosaurs and Other Amazing Prehistoric Creatures as You've Never Seen Them Before

Book - 2014
Average Rating:
3
Rate this:
Profiles a range of dinosaur and prehistoric animal species from the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Eras, featuring such animals as allosaurus, diplodocus, and mosasaurus.
Publisher: New York :, DK Publishing,, 2014.
Edition: First American edition
Copyright Date: ©2014.
ISBN: 9781465420473
1465420479
Characteristics: 208 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Alternative Title: DK Smithsonian Dinosaur!

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

b
baodanddan
Mar 29, 2017

My favourite book about dinosaurs

ksoles Jan 31, 2015

This amazingly detailed reference book begins by describing the characteristics of dinosaurs, the diversity among dinosaurs and general life in the Mesozoic era. It then covers the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods as well as the Cenozoic world.

The vivid, primary illustrations of each dinosaur take up a full spread and every species write-up is enhanced by at least seven drawings of skeletal systems, body parts and examples of fossilized remains. Along with data charts displaying the dinosaurs' habitats, lengths and diets, the tops of the pages feature timelines displaying of when each dinosaur roamed the earth.

Snippets and fun facts scatter the book's pages and even introduce some of the paleontologists that made famous dino discoveries. Finally, the end of the book contains "dinosaur science," which includes information on fossil sites, modern dinosaur research, dinosaur biology, the great extinction and birds-dinosaur survivors.

Though geared towards older children and young adults, dinosaur aficionados of any age will revel in this complete paleontological adventure.

p
Penney8
Jan 14, 2015

Fantastic book! Tons of full color illustrations, details upon details about era's, linage, regions, types, and wonderful info about each dinosaur.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at OPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top