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Age of the Dinosaur: Packed with Fun Facts, Puzzles and Games

By: Steve Parker (Author)

48 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations

London Natural History Museum

Hardback | Sep 2013 | Edition: 2 | #208081 | ISBN-13: 9780565093297
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NHBS Price: £4.99 $6/€6 approx

About this book

Encounter life on Earth millions of years ago with Age of the Dinosaur. Packed with bite-size facts and exciting prehistoric puzzles, it explains what the world looked like and how it changed, which incredible creatures, plants and animals lived there, who survived to live another day, and how scientists know all this. Each colourful double-page spread explores a different dinosaur subject, from a particular period of time or group of animals to dinosaur diets and the study of fossils.

Meet the world's first known bird and the deadly animal that may have terrified the terrible T. rex. Discover who lived when and who ate what in fun dinosaur quizzes and games. Find out why all the dinosaurs disappeared forever and who survived after they were gone. With eye-catching illustrations and photographs of specimens from the Museum's palaeontological collections, Age of the a great first book about dinosaurs and the world in which they lived.


- Welcome
- The best age
- All about fossils
- Dawn of the dinosaurs
- Teeming seas
- Sea-going giants
- Sea monsters
- Dinosaur heyday
- Dinosaurs take off
- Busy skies
- When did they live?
- What did they eat?
- Half way through
- Together or alone?
- Duck-bills galore
- Built for speed
- A dry place
- Raptors rule
- T. rex or T. bataar?
- The end of the age
- What didn't die out
- Sneaky peek to the future
- Answers
- Credits

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Steve Parker is an author, editor and consultant specialising in the natural world, biology, technology and general sciences. He has written more than 250 books and has worked on the staff at London's Natural History Museum. Steve is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. The book is fully checked and approved by experts from the Palaeontology Department of the Natural History Museum.

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