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The Dinosaurs Book

Popular Science
By: John Woodward(Author)
208 pages, 1000+ colour photos and colour illustrations
The Dinosaurs Book
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  • The Dinosaurs Book ISBN: 9780241300077 Hardback Sep 2018 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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Everything you need to know about dinosaurs, pterosaurs, marine reptiles, and mammals in this stunning prehistoric encyclopedia for kids.

With more than 1,000 images and fascinating facts, The Dinosaurs Book brings young readers face-to-face with some of the most incredible creatures ever to exist. Using a range of full-colour images, including spectacular fossilised bones and realistic digital reconstructions, all forms of prehistoric life are covered.

The Dinosaurs Book includes important, recent prehistoric finds such as the amazing discovery of a 110 million-year-old dinosaur named Nodosaur as well as some of the remarkable feathered dinosaurs recently unearthed in China!

Young readers can find out too, about the latest scientific discoveries that have changed the way we see these fascinating prehistoric animals – from new feathered dinosaurs to how and where they lived.

Contents

1: Foreword
2: Timeline of life
3: Changing planet
4: Types of fossil
5: Fossil finds
6: Origin of life
7: Game-changers
8: Evolution and extinction
9: The vertebrates
10: What is a dinosaur?
11: Inside a dinosaur
12: Before the dinosaurs
      1: The first animals
      2: Built to survive
      3: Set in stone
      4: Trilobites
      5: The age of fish
      6: Fish armour
      7: Early life on land
      8: Towering trees
      9: Arthropod Empire
      10: Airborne giant
      11: Early amphibians
      12: Rise of the reptiles
      13: Reptiles branch out
      14: Hungry hunter
13: The age of dinosaurs
      1: The first dinosaurs
      2: Prosauropods
      3: Sauropods
      4: Mobile necks
      5: Titanosaurs
      6: Footprints and trackways
      7: Stegosaurus
      8: About tails
      9: Deadly spikes
      10: Ankylosaurs
      11: Dinosaur defence
      12: Iguanodontians
      13: Plant-eaters
      14: Hadrosaurs
      15: Cool crests
       16: Dinosaur eggs
       17: Dinosaur Creche
       18: Pachycephalosaurs
       19: Ceratopsians
       20: Head to head
       21: Herds and packs
       22: Early theropods
       23: Allosauroids
       24: Cutting edge
       25: Tyrannosaurs
       26: Ultimate hunter
       27: Ornithomimosaurs
       28: Oviraptorosaurs
       29: Arms and hands
       30: Protective wings
       31: Therizinosaurs
       32: Sharp Claws
       33: Dromaeosaurs
       34: Toothed eagle
14: Dinosaurs take flight
      1: Skin, scales, and feathers
      2: Feathered hunters
      3: First up
      4: Taking off
      5: Early birds
      6: Giant birds
      7: High speed killer
15: Pterosaurs
      1: Early pterosaurs
      2: Later pterosaurs
      3: Prowling predator
      4: Colour crests
16: The marine world
      1: Life in Mesozoic seas
      2: Early marine reptiles
      3: Flippers and tails
      4: Giant marine reptiles
      5: Ambush hunter
17: The rise of mammals
      1: A new world
      2: Trapped in amber
      3: The first mammals
      4: Giant sloths and armadillos
      5: Body cover
      6: Mega-marsupials
      7: Giant herbivores
      8: Powerful predators
      9: Mammal teeth
      10: Sabre charge
      11: Ice-age giants
      12: Primates
      13: Early humans
      14: Window on the past
18: Glossary
19: Index
20: Acknowledgements

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Popular Science
By: John Woodward(Author)
208 pages, 1000+ colour photos and colour illustrations
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