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The puzzle of the dinosaur-bird : the story of Archaeopteryx

Author: Miriam Schlein; Mark Hallett
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A look at Archaeopteryx from the Jurassic Period and the classification systems of Carolus Linnaeus, Thomas Huxley, and Robert Bakker.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Schlein; Mark Hallett
ISBN: 0803712820 9780803712829 0803712839 9780803712836
OCLC Number: 29519015
Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: A strange discovery --
The world of archaeopteryx --
Was archaeopteryx a good flyer? --
How did archaeopteryx begin to fly? --
Ancestors of archaeopteryx --
A case of mistaken identity --
You be the scientist --
An ancient bird in Texas? --
Other early birds --
A new discovery --
Archaeopteryx discoverieso far --
Bibliography --
Index and pronunciation guide.
Responsibility: Miriam Schlein ; pictures by Mark Hallett.

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A look at Archaeopteryx from the Jurassic Period and the classification systems of Carolus Linnaeus, Thomas Huxley, and Robert Bakker.

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