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Dinosaurs (07 Edition)by Thomas R. Holtz
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WRITTEN BY A PROFESSIONAL paleontologist for young readers, this award-winning guide to the complete Dinosauria is packed with enough detail and insider information to satisfy even adult dinophiles! The text includes brief entries on all 800+ "named" species of Mesozoic dinosaurs, as well as chapters on the history of dinosaur discoveries, the science of dinosaur art, dinosaur biology, and much more. With sidebars by 33 world-famous paleontologists and museum-quality illustrations, this is a must-have compendium of fact and fandom that dino enthusiasts of all ages will devour with glee!
Book News Annotation:
The 800-plus dinosaurs mentioned in this non-alphabetical encyclopedia appropriate for all ages are discussed according to which of 24 classes (e.g. spinosauroids) they belong to, with illustrations of noteworthy species. Entries also cover other topics in dinosaur science including evolution, taxonomy, representations in art, origins, and extinction. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. is one of the world's leading experts on carnivorous dinosaurs. He lives in Clinton, Maryland.
Luis V. Rey is one of the most highly respected dinosaur artists working today. He lives in London, England.
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