Living Dinosaurs Band 08/Purple by Jonathan Scott, Angela Scott


Living Dinosaurs Band 08/Purple by Jonathan Scott, Angela Scott

Ever wondered why the dinosaurs didn't survive? In this fascinating non-chronological report the success story of crocodiles and lizards (focusing on monitor lizards), and some of the reasons why they have survived since the time of the dinosaurs is explored. * Purple/ Band 8 books offer developing readers literary language, with some challenging vocabulary. * Text type - A non-chronological report. * The book includes a contents page on page 1, plus a glossary and index on pages 20 and 21. * A fact chart on pages 22 and 23 summarises the distinguishing aspects of each of crocodiles and monitor lizards. * Curriculum links - Science: Humans and other animals.

About the Author

Jonathan and Angie Scott are award-winning wildlife photographers based in Kenya.They have travelled to the furthest corners of the globe in search of material for their work and have produced more than twenty books. They are particularly proud to be authors of titles in the Collins Big Cat series, as education and conservation are particularly close to their hearts. Adrian Bradbury was born in Manchester and worked as a PE teacher before moving overseas to teach English in Europe, the Middle East and Far East. After returning to England he worked as Deputy Head in three schools and now divides his time between teaching and writing. As well as writing educational materials for HarperCollins and other publishers, he also writes humorous football books for children. His hobbies include playing the piano and all sports.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 6 To 7


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Publication date

4th June 2012



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