Dinosaurs continue to fascinate kids, and although these amazing creatures roamed the Earth ages ago, new dinosaur discoveries are still being made today!
The new edition of the popular National Geographic Kids Ultimate Dinopedia includes all the latest species and is the most complete, up-to-date dinosaur reference available. Find favourites, like the fierce T-rex and the gentle Brontosaurus, plus audacious new finds, like the Anzu, Kosmoceratops, and Yi. Every dino profile is colourfully illustrated and features descriptions of when they roamed the Earth, how they lived, what they ate, and more. There are more than 600 dinos featured in all, including 10 profiles of recently discovered dinosaurs and new entries in the Dino Dictionary. Reports from palaeontologists present the latest news and insights from the field.
Don Lessem is a premier dinosaur populariser. A former animal behaviourist who began his dinosaur studies as a Journalism Fellow at MIT, he is the author of more than 20 dinosaur books for adults and children, advisor to Jurassic Park and Disney Dinosaur films, writer and host of NOVA and Discovery Channel programs, creator of several traveling dinosaur museum exhibits, and dinosaur columnist for Highlights Magazine. His most popular travelling exhibition, The Dinosaurs of Jurassic Park toured America with attendance surpassing 3 million people, raising nearly $2 million for dinosaur research. Mr. Lessem has spent the last 15 years travelling the world in search of dinosaurs, from Mongolia to Arctic Alaska.