Children's Dinosaur and Prehistorical Animal Encyclopedia A Comprehensive Look at the Prehistoric World with Hundreds of Superb Illustrations by Douglas Palmer
  

Children's Dinosaur and Prehistorical Animal Encyclopedia A Comprehensive Look at the Prehistoric World with Hundreds of Superb Illustrations

Written by Douglas Palmer

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A book to treasure, this is an in-depth look at the creatures of the pre-historic world with stunning, carefully drawn illustrations capturing the details of how they would have looked. Much of the geology and biology of the planet from the very earliest moments of its creation has now been reconstructed. From this evidence the detailed texts and beautiful illustrations have been created. The special characteristics of the creatures of the sea, land and air are all included. Taken together, they give an amazing account of the earliest life on earth.

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Synopsis

Children's Dinosaur and Prehistorical Animal Encyclopedia A Comprehensive Look at the Prehistoric World with Hundreds of Superb Illustrations by Douglas Palmer

Which were the first animals to walk on land? Which dinosaur had a 24ft long neck? This is a stunning new encyclopedia about the most amazing animals ever to have roamed the Earth. Including special features on the world in which the dinosaurs lived whilst also tracing the relationships between these creatures. Focus pages look at dinosaur behaviour and explain why they are now extinct.

Reviews

'Natural history geeks won't find a better compendium than this new encyclopedia of dinosaurs: a comprehensive book packed with superb illustrations and no-holes-barred bared teeth and gore to boot. If they already know their Triassic from their Jurassic, don't settle for less detail than this.'

About the Author

DR. DOUGLAS PALMER is a science writer and academic currently teaching at Cambridge University. He is the author of several books on science, geology and prehistory.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
256 pages
Interest Age: From 8

Author

Douglas Palmer
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Publisher

QED Publishing

Publication date

18th August 2014

ISBN

9781781717363

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