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The Handy Dinosaur Answer Book (Handy Answer Books)

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Featuring more than 600 questions about dinosaurs—such as What dinosaurs are thought to have evolved into birds? Did dinosaurs travel in herds? and Where and what is the Dinosaur Freeway?—this fun-filled fact-book provides a wealth of information on the lives and habits of these astonishing creatures. From the Tyrannosaurus rex to the Stegosaurus, the guide profiles numerous species, chronicling their time on earth and exploring their roles in archaeological expeditions and museums today. Delightful and intriguing, this comprehensive record includes the debates still surrounding the origins and fate of these creatures that dominated the earth for millions of years but seemed to disappear in the blink of an eye.

Book News Annotation:

New dinosaur-related discoveries and controversies over their interpretation are incorporated in this update of the 2000 edition. In question-and-answer format, a couple of popular science writers trace the rise and demise of dinosaurs and their possible evolution into birds, from what has been learned through study of their fossils. The engaging book includes color illustrations and annotated resources. Distributed by Independent Publishers Group. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Patricia Barnes-Svarney has been a science writer for more than 20 years, has a masters degree in geography/geomorphology, and has worked professionally as an oceanographer. She is the author or coauthor of more than 30 books, including the award-winning New York Public Library Science Desk Reference. Thomas E. Svarney is a scientist, a naturalist, and an artist. They are the coauthors of The Handy Geology Answer Book, The Handy Math Answer Book, and The Handy Ocean Answer Book. He is the author of Skies of Fury: Weather Weirdness around the World and The Oryx Guide to Natural History. They live in Endicott, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781578592180
Author:
Barnes Svarney, Patricia
Publisher:
Visible Ink Press
Author:
Barnes-Svarney, Patricia
Author:
Svarney, Thomas
Author:
Svarney, Thomas E.
Subject:
Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
Subject:
Dinosaurs
Subject:
Fossils
Subject:
Science Reference-Dinosaurs
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
The Handy Answer Book Series
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.76 x 7.22 x 0.6 in 23 oz

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