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Discovering Dinosaurs: An Exciting Guide to Prehistoric Creatures, with 350 Fabulous Detailed Drawings of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Beasts and the Places They Lived

Popular Science

By: Dougal Dixon (Author)

96 pages, 350 colour illustrations

Armadillo Books

Paperback | Nov 2011 | #218223 | ISBN-13: 9781843227700
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NHBS Price: £4.99 $6/€6 approx

About this book

This is an exciting guide to prehistoric creatures, with 350 fabulous detailed drawings of dinosaurs and prehistoric beasts and the places they lived. It is an essential introduction to the age of the dinosaurs featuring a definitive directory of more than 50 prehistoric creatures. Clear, informative text and detailed artworks explain how dinosaurs lived, moved, hunted, socialized and raised their young. All the well-known dinosaurs are featured, including Allosaurus, Spinosaurus, Oviraptor, Tyrannosaurus, Diplodocus, Iguanodon, and Stegosaurus. This fascinating book charts the evolution of the dinosaurs and shows how different species developed and adapted in response to the changing world landscape, climate and available food sources. Profiles of 50 of the most well-known dinosaurs are included. Each is presented with a description of its body shape and size, lifestyle, period of time when it lived and evolutionary line, and is illustrated with precise illustrations according to the latest scientific understanding. For anyone interested in the world of dinosaurs this is the perfect introduction.


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Biography

Dougal Dixon is a full-time writer specializing in earth sciences and has written many children's books and encyclopedias with a special interest in dinosaurs. He is a trustee of the Dinosaur Society, UK.

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