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Written by one of the world’s foremost experts on dinosaurs, this award-winning title—honored by the NSTA and the AAAS—is an essential addition to any dinophile’s library, regardless of age! Using casual language aimed at young people and non-scientists, it's a guide to all aspects of dinosaur science: how we figure out what dinosaurs looked like, how they lived, how they evolved, how they continue to live among us as birds, and much, much more.

It also includes brief entries on all 800+ "named" species of Mesozoic dinosaurs, as well as sidebars by 33 world-famous paleontologists—among them Robert T. Bakker, Jack Horner, Mark Norell, Scott Sampson, and Philip Currie. With 428-pages of lavish, museum-quality illustrations, and an exhaustive Web site maintained by the author of supplemental chapter updates, this the perfect gift that will educate AND entertain for many, many, MANY hours! (And if that isn’t enough, the jacket has a spectacular poster printed on the inside.)

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the most complete, up-to-date encyclopedia for dinosaur lovers of all ages
1st ed.
by Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. ; illustrated by Luis V. Rey.

Published 2007 by Random House in New York .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Juvenile literature.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
QE861.5 .H645 2007

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

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Internet Archive
9780375824197, 9780375924194
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Library Thing


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