Dinosaurs (Insiders Series)

Dinosaurs (Insiders Series)

by John Long

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Overview

INSIDERS — a visually groundbreaking, state-of-the-art nonfiction series that outshines Eyewitness and Discoveries. This stunning new series offers an inside look into twelve riveting subjects, beginning with Dinosaurs, Egypt, Oceans, and Space. Expertly written, each book will feature an arresting design, complete with dynamic, multi-layered CGI and 3-D model imagery that is complemented by fascinating, up-to-date information presented in a user-friendly format.

Dinosaurs explores every aspect of the time when these real-life monsters ruled the Earth, with illustrations that reveal the layers of dinosaur anatomy, show the process of fossil formation, and explore several well-known species in depth.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416938576
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Publication date: 07/24/2007
Series: Simon & Schuster Insiders Series
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 776,866
Product dimensions: 9.75(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents


Introducing
The Age of Dinosaurs
Rule of the Dinosaurs     8
Timeline of Dinosaurs     10
Dinosaurs Emerge: Triassic     12
Giants and Hunters: Jurassic     14
Taking to the Skies: Cretaceous     16
The End of the Dinosaurs     18
The Life of Dinosaurs
A Dinosaur's Anatomy     20
Attack and Defense: Survival     22
Dinosaurs and Flight     24
Raising Dinosaur Young     26
Record-breaking Dinosaurs     28
Discovering Dinosaurs
From Bone to Stone: Fossils     30
Reading the Clues     32
Dinosaur Hunters     34
In focus
Meat Eaters
Allosaurus the Nightmare Dragon     38
Archaeopteryx and the Ancient Wing     40
Tyrannosaurus the Tyrant King     42
Struthiomimus the Ostrich Mimic     44
Plant Eaters
Plateosaurus the Gentle Giant     46
Diplodocus and the Cracking Whip     48
Stegosaurus and the Bony Plates     50
Parasaurolophus and the Strange Head     52
Euoplocephalus and the Lethal Tail     54
Pachycephalosaurus and the Butting Head     56
Triceratops and the Three Horns     58
Dinosaur Families     60
Glossary     62
Index     64

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Dinosaurs (Pocket Guides Series) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Zeyawill224 More than 1 year ago
The book dinosaurs by John Long is about the history of dinosaurs and how they came to be. Also all the evolutions that led up to the Cenozoic Era or the time period we are in now. In this book you will learn all about dinosaurs and how they came to be. If you didn't already know, crocodiles have been around for over 150 million years. Once you pick this book up you're going to gain so much knowledge on dinosaurs. It's very hard to put down because of all the knowledge. A dinosaur you might not know is the Allosaurus. Well this dinosaur can open its mouth like a snake and imagine how big its mouth is. Surprisingly only 65% of dinosaurs were plant eaters and 35% of dinosaurs were meat eaters. You can learn so much in this book. After reading this book you will understand how evolution has shaped the way you and I look today. The biggest dinosaurs were the dumbest, just like the Plateosaurus. If this scale was 1-10 I would give it a 9.5 because this is such a good books and it fits what a great book is to me. This great is great for people studying dinosaurs or they want to learn a lot more about them. Dinosaurs is one of my favorite topics and it could be yours so please pick up this book. This book isn't even that long, only 64 pages. Please if you want to learn more about dinosaurs buy this book, it will teach you so much.