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The big golden book of dinosaurs

Author: Robert T Bakker; Luis V Rey
Publisher: New York : Golden Book, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Renowned paleontologist Robert T. Bakker and award-winning paleoartist Luis V. Rey combine forces in this oversized picture book about the evolution of dinosaurs. From the conquest of land by dino ancestor Acanthostega during the Devonian Period, through the mass die-off of dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous Period, Bakker and Rey take readers on a safari through time while paying subtle homage to the 1960  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert T Bakker; Luis V Rey
ISBN: 9780375859588 0375859586 037596679X 9780375966798
OCLC Number: 801050748
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: 8-12.
Description: 61 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 32 cm
Contents: Dinosaurs --
The Devonian Period: Armor-Plated Dino Fish and the Conquest of Land --
The Permian and Carboniferous Periods: Monster Bugs, Frogoids, and Ferocious Fin-Backs --
The Late Triassic Period: Ruling Reptiles and Fleet-Footed Dinosaurs --
The Late Jurassic Period: Hundred-Foot-Long Dinosaurs and Spike-Tails --
Monsters of the Jurassic Seas and the Twelve-Year-Old Girl Who Discovered Them --
Fluffy Dinosaurs --
Dinosaurs of the Sand Dunes --
Dinosaurs in the Snow --
Dinosaur Orchestra --
Cretaceous Anti-Tank Weapon: Tyrannosaurus rex --
Duel at the End of Dinosaur Time --
Dinosaur Extinction and Us.
Responsibility: by Dr. Robert T. Bakker ; illustrated by Luis V. Rey.

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"Renowned paleontologist Robert T. Bakker and award-winning paleoartist Luis V. Rey combine forces in this oversized picture book about the evolution of dinosaurs. From the conquest of land by dino ancestor Acanthostega during the Devonian Period, through the mass die-off of dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous Period, Bakker and Rey take readers on a safari through time while paying subtle homage to the 1960 Giant Golden Book Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Reptiles that inspired them both as young dinophiles."--Amazon.com.

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