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The Last Dinosaur Book

Author : W. J. T. Mitchell
ISBN : 0226532046
Genre : Nature
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Illustrated with forty-eight color plates and scores of black-and-white pictures, an entertaining study examines the enduring appeal of dinosaurs to the human imagination, the many different images of dinosaurs in popular culture, and their symbolic meaning and uses. UP.

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book Of Dinosaurs

Author : Catherine D. Hughes
ISBN : 9781426308468
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This book provides pictures and brief facts about a variety of different kinds of dinosaurs.

My Big Dinosaur Book

Author : Priddy Books
ISBN : 0312493282
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Teaches young children the names and basic characteristics of different dinosaurs. On board pages.


Author : Angela Royston
ISBN : 9780689715181
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Simple text and lifelike color photos introduce inhabitants of the prehistoric world.

The Rise And Fall Of The Dinosaurs

Author : Steve Brusatte
ISBN : 9780062490452
Genre : Science
File Size : 75. 30 MB
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New York Times Bestseller "THE ULTIMATE DINOSAUR BIOGRAPHY," hails Scientific American: A sweeping and revelatory new history of the age of dinosaurs, from one of our finest young scientists. "This is scientific storytelling at its most visceral, striding with the beasts through their Triassic dawn, Jurassic dominance, and abrupt demise in the Cretaceous." — Nature The dinosaurs. Sixty-six million years ago, the Earth’s most fearsome creatures vanished. Today they remain one of our planet’s great mysteries. Now The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs reveals their extraordinary, 200-million-year-long story as never before. In this captivating narrative (enlivened with more than seventy original illustrations and photographs), Steve Brusatte, a young American paleontologist who has emerged as one of the foremost stars of the field—naming fifteen new species and leading groundbreaking scientific studies and fieldwork—masterfully tells the complete, surprising, and new history of the dinosaurs, drawing on cutting-edge science to dramatically bring to life their lost world and illuminate their enigmatic origins, spectacular flourishing, astonishing diversity, cataclysmic extinction, and startling living legacy. Captivating and revelatory, The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs is a book for the ages. Brusatte traces the evolution of dinosaurs from their inauspicious start as small shadow dwellers—themselves the beneficiaries of a mass extinction caused by volcanic eruptions at the beginning of the Triassic period—into the dominant array of species every wide-eyed child memorizes today, T. rex, Triceratops, Brontosaurus, and more. This gifted scientist and writer re-creates the dinosaurs’ peak during the Jurassic and Cretaceous, when thousands of species thrived, and winged and feathered dinosaurs, the prehistoric ancestors of modern birds, emerged. The story continues to the end of the Cretaceous period, when a giant asteroid or comet struck the planet and nearly every dinosaur species (but not all) died out, in the most extraordinary extinction event in earth’s history, one full of lessons for today as we confront a “sixth extinction.” Brusatte also recalls compelling stories from his globe-trotting expeditions during one of the most exciting eras in dinosaur research—which he calls “a new golden age of discovery”—and offers thrilling accounts of some of the remarkable findings he and his colleagues have made, including primitive human-sized tyrannosaurs; monstrous carnivores even larger than T. rex; and paradigm-shifting feathered raptors from China. An electrifying scientific history that unearths the dinosaurs’ epic saga, The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs will be a definitive and treasured account for decades to come.

Dinosaurs Spitfires And Sea Dragons

Author : Christopher McGowan
ISBN : 067420770X
Genre : Nature
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McGowan attempts to solve some of the enduring mysteries about dinosaurs and other prehistoric reptiles, making fascinating comparisons between living and extinct animals, and drawing on science and engineering concepts to explain the similarities between the aerodynamics of pteradons and Spitfire planes. Illustrations.


Author : David E. Fastovsky
ISBN : 9781139477000
Genre : Science
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From the authors of The Evolution and Extinction of the Dinosaurs, comes a general introduction to the study of dinosaurs for non-specialists, designed to excite readers about science by using the ever-popular animals - the dinosaurs - to illustrate and discuss geology, natural history and evolution. While it focuses on dinosaurs, it also uses them to convey other aspects of the natural sciences, including fundamental concepts in evolutionary biology, physiology, life history, and systematics. Considerable attention is devoted the nature of science itself: what it is, what it is not, and how science can be used to investigate particular kinds of questions. Dinosaurs is unique because it fills a gap between the glossy, fact-driven dinosaur books for younger readers, and the higher-level academic books, addressing the palaeontology of dinosaurs exactly as professionals in the field do.

1000 Facts Dinosaurs

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ISBN : 9781848107250
Genre : Animals, Fossil
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Discover the dinosaur world and find out how these creatures ruled the planet for millions of years. Everything from the gigantic Brachiosaurus to the ferocious Tyrannosaurus is included, and stunning images make this book a fantastic visual guide to some of the most amazing creatures ever to roam the Earth.

About Dinosaurs

Author : Sindy McKay
ISBN : 1891327534
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Basic facts about dinosaurs are presented in a format designed to be read together by both parent and child.


Author : iMinds
ISBN : 9781921761652
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Huge and sometimes ferocious, dinosaurs ruled the earth for more than 175 million years. To us, dinosaurs might be scary-looking. But humans never had to fear dinosaurs because they died out 65 million years ago, a long time before the first people were around! Dinosaurs lived in a period called the Mesozoic era, which began about 240 million years ago. This era can be divided into three periods. The first is the Triassic period, when Dinosaurs first emerged. At that time, they were smaller and made up only about 5 per cent of the land animals that were around.

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