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Day of the dinosaurs : step into a spectacular prehistoric world

Author: Stephen Brusatte; Daniel Chester
Publisher: New York : Wide Eyed Editions, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learn everything you ever wanted to know about dinosaurs in this book that allows you to compare the biggest, fastest and fiercest creatures of the land, sea and sky from four different prehistoric periods: the Triassic, the early Jurassic, the Late Jurassic and the Cretaceous. Sections on diet, weapons and defence and dinosaur senses make this a comprehensive introduction to one of the earth's most successful  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Brusatte; Daniel Chester
ISBN: 9781847808455 184780845X
OCLC Number: 935196639
Description: 79 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Take a step back in time --
The age of the dinosaurs --
Who were the dinosaurs? --
Welcome to the Triassic. Life in the desert --
Prehistoric killers --
Deep blue sea --
Fliers and tree jumpers --
Diet --
Weapons --
Herrerasaurus --
Welcome to the Early-Middle Jurassic. Movers and shakers --
On the hunt --
Watery worlds --
The first birds --
Diet --
Weapons --
Celiosaurus --
Welcome to the Late Jurassic. The golden age --
Dragons and killer chickens --
Across the Atlantic --
Flying terrors --
Diet Weapons --
Archaeopteryx --
Welcome to the Cretaceous. Flower feeders --
The mightiest predators --
Monsters of the deep --
Swooping giants --
Diet --
Weapons --
Triceratops --
The end of an era.
Responsibility: Dr. Steve Brusatte, [illustrated by] Daniel Chester.

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Learn everything you ever wanted to know about dinosaurs in this book that allows you to compare the biggest, fastest and fiercest creatures of the land, sea and sky from four different prehistoric  Read more...

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A NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 for 2017 - NSTA-CBC..".will easily catch the attention of young dino nuts." - Booklist..".drawings of diverse dinosaurs...and bold Read more...

 
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