WRITTEN BY A PROFESSIONAL paleontologist for young readers, this award-winning guide to the complete Dinosauria—an NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book—is packed with enough detail and insider information to satisfy even adult dinophiles! The text includes brief entries on all 800+ “named” species of Mesozoic dinosaurs, as well as chapters on the history of dinosaur discoveries, the science of dinosaur art, dinosaur biology, and much more. With sidebars by 33 world-famous paleontologists (among them Robert T. Bakker, Jack Horner, Mark Norell, Karen Chin, Scott Sampson, and Philip Currie), and museum-quality illustrations, this is a must-have compendium of fact and fandom that belongs in the library of all dinosaur lovers.
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Published by Random House Books for Young Readers Oct 23, 2007| 432 Pages| 8-3/4 x 10-7/8| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780375824197