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The Complete Guide to Prehistoric Lifeby Tim Haines
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Now in paper: An illustrated guide to 112 beasts dating from the Cambrian Period to the Pleistocene Epoch, with profiles on physical characteristics, lifestyle, habitat, behavior and distribution across prehistoric earth.
The most exciting view of prehistoric life.
Comprehensive, illustrated encyclopedia to prehistoric animals... lifelike detail... this easily readable book should appeal to dinosaur enthusiasts of all ages.-Science NewsThe Complete Guide to Prehistoric Life. The book's concise, jargon-free text and full color illustrations bring the primordial world to vivid photo-realistic life. In-depth profiles of 112 kinds of beasts cover physical characteristics, lifestyle, habitat and behavior. Throughout, fascinating fact sidebars offer additional bits of dinotrivia. But there is more than dinosaurs here. Readers will find creatures from triobites to early human beings.
At the heart of the book are 350 richly detailed and lifelike color illustrations — accompanied by comprehensive text — which are the result of pioneering work by the Emmy award-winning creative team at Framestore CFC. Using animation, graphic effects and filmmaking, they recreated awe-inspiring prehistoric creatures and the world they lived in. These images are now reproduced to thrill readers.
The Complete Guide to Prehistoric Life was published to accompany two BBC TV prime-time programs, Life Before Dinosaurs and Walking with Life, both part of the Discovery Channel's award-winning Walking with Dinosaurs series.
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