Synopses & Reviews
The prehistoric forest is alive with noise! Herds of duck-billed dinosaurs are honking and braying at each other while smaller plant-eating dinosaurs are grunting and rustling in the bushes. Then all of a suddenROARits the terrifying sound of a T. Rex! Dinoloving kids can meet all of the incredible animals that once walked the face of the earth in this incredible new book from best-selling illustrator Maurice Pledger. Sounds of the Wild: Dinosaurs brings together dramatic, multilayered dinosaur sound effects with incredible pop-up panoramas to give children a sense of life 200 million years ago. With Pledgers stunning illustrations and a detailed guide to the dinosaurs of each period, kids will find this book entertaining as well as educational.
About the Author
Maurice Pledger is an internationally-acclaimed artist known for his realistic and detailed illustrations of animals and wildlife. He's had no formal art training, but achieves the realism and detail in his beautiful artwork by spending hours in the field observing, sketching and studying his subjects in their natural environment. First published at age 17, he has since had his illustrations featured on greeting cards, prints, gifts, and books. He has created several successful series, including the Peek-and-Find series, the Nature Trails series, and the Pledger Sticker Books. He was the recipient of the 1992 Francis Williams Illustration Award for the Best Descriptive Illustration. This honor is given only once every 5 years by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.