National Geographic DinosaursBook - 2001
A lavishly illustrated reference traces the discovery of all types of dinosaurs; reveals the latest information about these fascinating creatures; provides the latest scientific thoughts, theories, and discoveries; contains a wealth of charts, maps, paintings, and photographs; and more. Teacher's Guide available. 25,000 first printing.
Provides dinosaur profiles, maps of where fossils have been found, classifications, and how they lived.
Simon and Schuster
Here is everything young readers want to know about dinosaurs and their world?in one magnificently illustrated, up-to-date family reference. Through dramatic graphics and age-appropriate text, this authoritative volume charts the discovery of all the main types of dinosaurs and reveals the latest details on how these creatures most likely looked, behaved, defended themselves, found food, cared for their young, and interacted.
Stunning murals, based on scientific evidence, depict various dinosaurs in their habitats?beautifully complementing the color photographs, paintings, charts, and maps. Some 53 major types of dinosaurs are described, representing a wide range of physical structures, sizes, and lifestyles.
The book presents recent discoveries and current scientific thought?including the dinosaur-bird connection, profiles of feathered dinosaurs, and theories on dinosaur extinction. Readers also see how today?s paleontologists obtain evidence, piece together clues, and continue to reconstruct life in prehistoric times.