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10 books about dinosaurs
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Dinosaur Lady: The Daring Discoveries of Mary Anning, the First Paleontologist (Women in Science Biographies, Fossil Books for Kids, Feminist Picture Books, Dinosaur Gifts for Kids) by Linda Skeers
This book was published last year by Sourcebooks Explore and takes approximately 1.3 hours to read.
Mary Anning grew up in a seaside town in England. As a child, she loved hunting for interesting rocks, seashells and fossils with her father. When Mary was eleven years old, her father died and Mary used her hobby to collect trinkets to sell. In fact, the famous tongue twister "She sells seashells by the seashore" was written about her!Soon she made an important discovery. Mary noticed something strange along the shore, grabbed her hammer, and chiseled out something big--it was a skeleton of a creature no one had ever seen before. Mary had discovered an ichthyosaurus, which is Latin for "fish lizard." The word "dinosaur" didn't even exist at that time. She hired workmen to carry it to her home. A wealthy businessman bought it and placed it on display in a museum. Her "fish lizard" find shook the scientific world. Before this, nobody had realized a species could become extinct. Mary's discovery was the beginning of the field paleontology. Many of Mary's fossils have been on display in museums and were written about in books and journals, but at that time, she didn't get any credit--because she was a woman! Here's to giving her the credit she deserves!
The Dinosaur Book by DK
This book was published 3 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 6.9 hours to read.
Everything you need to know about dinosaurs, pterosaurs, marine reptiles, and mammals in this essential prehistoric encyclopedia for kids. With more than 1,000 images and fascinating facts, The Dinosaur Book brings young readers face-to-face with some of the most incredible creatures ever to exist. Using a range of full-color images, including spectacular fossilized bones and realistic digital reconstructions, all forms of prehistoric life are covered. Young readers can also find out about the latest scientific discoveries that have changed the way we see these prehistoric animals--from new feathered dinosaurs to how and where
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books) by Catherine D. Hughes
This book was published 10 years ago by National Geographic Kids and takes approximately 4.3 hours to read.
This book provides pictures and brief facts about a variety of different kinds of dinosaurs.
Dinosaur! (Knowledge Encyclopedias) by DK
This book was published 2 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 6.9 hours to read.
Profiles a range of dinosaur and prehistoric animal species from the Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous, and Cenozoic Eras, featuring such animals as allosaurus, diplodocus, mosasaurus, and gastornis.
Everything You Need to Know about Dinosaurs by DK
This book was published 7 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 2.7 hours to read.
Introduces dinosaurs, including pterosaurs, theropods, and stegosaurs, and explores their anatomy, life cycle, and behavior.
My Encyclopedia of Very Important Dinosaurs: Discover more than 80 Prehistoric Creatures (My Very Important Encyclopedias) by DK
This book was published 3 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.
A children's book that takes you back in time to dig up dazzling dinosaurs, learn facts about fossils, practice your paleontology, and go on a journey of dinosaur discovery. The latest title in the popular My Encyclopedia of Very Important... series, this visually stunning dinosaur book for children is a must-have for fact fanatics everywhere. Easily accessible to young readers through a balance of striking images and conversational, age-appropriate text, this dinosaur encyclopedia will tap into every child's natural curiosity and answer all their biggest questions about this amazing lost world. Bursting with up-to-date facts and discoveries, this exciting dinosaur encyclopedia includes everything from an in-depth exploration of the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Periods and how fossils are made, to detailed profiles of popular dinosaurs such as the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex, to more unfamiliar species such as the mini Microraptor. Covering a huge range of topics, My Encyclopedia of Very Important Dinosaurs is so much more than an ordinary kid's book--it's the book that every young fossil hunter and dinosaur enthusiast will want to own.
How to Catch a Dinosaur by Adam Wallace
This book was published 2 years ago by Sourcebooks Wonderland and takes approximately 1.3 hours to read.
Do YOU have what it takes to catch a prehistoric pal? This newest installment in the New York Timesand USA Todaybestselling series is sure to delight every dinosaur fan! Can you catch a dinosaur and prove they're still around? Use your brain and set your traps to get that dino found!
Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition by DK
This book was published 3 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.
Updated with the latest discoveries about the prehistoric world! Explore all of prehistory--the plants, the reptiles, the swimmers, the flyers, the dinosaurs, the mammals, and more in this comprehensive visual celebration of prehistoric life. Dinosaurs is not simply a catalog of facts--it is a visual celebration of the history of all life on Earth, with a special focus on dinosaurs. It features more than 100 dinosaur species, many illustrated with exclusive, brand-new artworks. The new images vividly reflect the very latest research into what these prehistoric creatures looked like, including stunning new discoveries about feathered dinosaurs. Material is organized by category of animal: invertebrates, early vertebrates, dinosaurs and birds, and mammals.
The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of Their Lost World by Steve Brusatte
This book was published 2 years ago by William Morrow Paperbacks and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.
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