Where Did Dinosaurs Come From? by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
  

Where Did Dinosaurs Come From?

Written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Illustrated by Lucia Washburn
Part of the Lets-Read-And-Find-Out Science Stage 2 Series

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Synopsis

Where Did Dinosaurs Come From? by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Stegosaurus had spikes along its back. Triceratops had long, sharp horns. Tyrannosaurus rex was enormous. Millions and millions of years before the first people lived, these fascinating creatures ruled the Earth. To find out where they came from, you have to look way back in time ...3.5 billion years ago! Come explore the biggest mystery of all: Where did dinosaurs come from? Read and find out!

Reviews

Praise for Dinosaur Tracks: A great choice for even the most discriminating dinophiles. -School Library JournalZoehfeld builds on children's fascination with dinosaurs by providing...details about fossil tracks. The clear text is illustrated with informal, colorful spreads. -- ALA Booklist Praise for Did Dinosaurs Have Feathers?: Pastel illustrations in pale tones provide vivid visualizations of long-ago landscapes. Libraries that serve dinosaur fanatics will find this a welcome addition. -- School Library Journal Praise for Did Dinosaurs Have Feathers?: An interesting addition to an excellent series. -- ALA Booklist Praise for Did Dinosaurs Have Feathers?: This is a solid read for primary grade readers who are ready to move from simply exposition to a more subtle, problem-solving approach. -- Association of Children's Literature Praise for Did Dinosaurs Have Feathers?: Young dinosaur enthusiasts will love this fascinating information. -- Kirkus Reviews Praise for Dinosaurs Big and Small: Brightly colored, informative, and on a cherished topic, the book is certain to gather no shelf-sitter dust. -- School Library Journal Praise for Dinosaurs Big and Small: Well focused and very appealing. -- ALA Booklist Praise for Dinosaurs Big and Small: This book, geared toward teaching preschoolers and kindergartners simple science concepts, shows size difference in a way that children can understand. -- Association of Children's Literature Praise for Dinosaur Babies: This easy-to-read series entry will be welcomed with deserved delight by young dinophiles. -- School Library Journal

About the Author

Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld worked as an editor of children's books for over ten years before beginning her career as a writer. She has written two other books for the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series What Lives in a Shell?, illustrated by Helen K. Davie, and How Mountains Are Made, illustrated by James Graham Hale. Ms Zoehfeld lives in Norwalk, Connecticut. Lucia Washburn has illustrated more than a dozen books for children. Her Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science books include Dinosaur Tracks, Dinosaurs Big and Small, and Did Dinosaurs Have Feathers?, which has illustrations that provide vivid visualizations of long-ago landscapes (School Library Journal). Her other books include Look to the North by Jean Craighead George, a 1997 Parents' Choice Gold Award winner praised as a fine addition to science collections (ALA Booklist). When she travels, she and her family enjoy visiting the local museums to see their dinosaur collections. Being the mother of two children, she has a special fondness for Maiasaura. She lives in California with her family.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
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Publisher

HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Inc

Publication date

1st January 2011

ISBN

9780064452168


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