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Scaly spotted feathered frilled : how do we know what dinosaurs really looked like?

Author: Catherine Thimmesh
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces the incredible talents of the paleoartist, whose work reanimates gone-but-never-forgotten dinosaurs in giant full-color paintings that are as strikingly beautiful as they aim to be scientifically accurate, down to the smallest detail. Follow a paleoartist through the scientific process of ascertaining the appearance of various dinosaurs from millions of years ago to learn how science, art, and imagination  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Thimmesh
ISBN: 9780547991344 0547991347
OCLC Number: 823011146
Target Audience: Grade 4 and up.; Middle School
Description: 57 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 x 29 cm
Other Titles: How do we know what dinosaurs really looked like?
Responsibility: by the Sibert medalist Catherine Thimmesh.

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No human being has ever seen a triceratops or velociraptor or even the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex. They left behind only their impressive bones. So how can scientists know what colour dinosaurs were?  Read more...

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"Required reading for serious dinophiles." "Kirkus ""Readers will come away from this excellent book with a new appreciation for dinosaur imagery and for the talented paleoartists who produce it." Read more...

 
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