Synopses & Reviews
Available for the first time in paperback, this superb encyclopedia is packed with information presented in a cutting-edge style that will appeal to todays web-literate readers. Organized by the order of the dinosaurs appearance in geologic time, with explanations of each species anatomy, appearance, and behavior, as well as photographs of digs and major finds from all over the world, this is a one-stop reference thats a must-have for any home or classroom where dino lovers roam.
The Kingfisher Dinosaur Encyclopedia by Professor Mike Benton is the perfect guide to dinosaurs and the prehistoric world for children aged nine plus. It is packed with colourful illustrations, step-by-step sequences and the latest photography. Arranged thematically into key areas, the concise text is clear, accurate and perfectly pitched, making this an unbeatable resource for home and school.
About the Author
Professor Mike Benton is Professor of Vertebrate Palaeontology at the University of Bristol. He is an expert on the evolution of dinosaurs, and is currently investigating mass extinctions, for which he is conducting fieldwork in Russia. He has written many acclaimed books on dinosaurs and early life on Earth, for both children and adults.