What child wouldn't be fascinated with a book about dinosaurs AND the Wild West? Your child will learn about both through DK Adventures: Dinosaur Hunters, a book that teaches facts about dinosaur bones and the Wild West through story. DK Adventures books combine story and visual elements to appeal to both avid readers and visual learners. Kids might not even realize they're learning at all!
In DK Adventures: Dinosaur Hunters, our time travelers find themselves caught up in the rivalry between dinosaur bone hunters Othniel Marsh and Edward Cope. They have to use critical thinking and historical knowledge to decide whether to interfere with scientific discovery or leave well enough alone. DK Adventures: Dinosaur Hunters is Wild West adventure of cowboys and Indians, steam trains — and dinosaurs!
DK Adventures is a book series that reluctant readers can enjoy as much as bookworms do! This series combines captivating, fictional stories with nonfiction facts to encourage learning and engagement in your child. The stories keep children interested, and the facts teach critical skills and knowledge — the fiction and nonfiction elements work together to keep each child's interest high, to build knowledge, and to enrich the narrative reading experience with fascinating background information. These books are filled with information, but the stories make them incredibly readable. DK Adventures are available in a range of kid-friendly topics, including dinosaurs, cars, and the human body, and each book supports Common Core State Standards and literacy skills.
About the Author
Catherine Chambers was born is South Australia and brought up in England. In college, Catherine studied for a degree in African History and Swahili. She loves books and worked in publishing as an editor. For the last 20 years, Catherine has written both fiction and nonfiction children’s books. She really enjoys writing biographies and about history and geography—and likes to turn everything into a story. Catherine has lived in northern Nigeria and Portugal, as well as in Britain. She has learned much from her travels and her three sons. Her other interests include trying to learn languages, visiting art galleries, and sipping coffee at King’s Cross St. Pancras International train station in London, England.