Why Did T. Rex Have Short Arms? And Other Questions About Dinosaurs by Melissa Stewart
  

Synopsis

Why Did T. Rex Have Short Arms? And Other Questions About Dinosaurs by Melissa Stewart

Children will love learning about these fascinating prehistoric creatures. It is packed with colourful illustrations and fun facts. It is suitable for children aged 6 and over. When did the first dinosaurs appear on Earth? What happened to them 65 million years ago? How do we know about dinosaurs, and are there any still alive today? Dinosaurs are absolutely irresistible and children will love learning about these fascinating creatures and looking at the cool illustrations!

Reviews

The Good Question! series continues to offer interesting facts in an appealing fashion. Working within a set format, the skilled authors organize questions and two- or three-paragraph answers in ways that introduce and cover each subject appropriately. On each spread, clearly captioned illustrations -- maps, drawings, close-up photographs, and realistic images -- face the text. The questions are those a child reader might ask. . . . Why Did T Rex Have Short Arms? introduces these early reptiles, describing how and what we know about their physical characteristics and behavior, and offering the most commonly accepted explanation of their extinction. Colorful illustrations introduce a wide range of species, though no explanation is provided for the artist's color and texture choices.. . . . Attractively presented, with up-to-date, accurate information, these science titles are a first choice.

About the Author

Melissa Stewart is an award-winning author of more than 100 science books for children. She serves on the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' board of advisors and is a judge for the American Institute of Physics Children's Science Writing Award.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Melissa Stewart
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Publisher

Sterling an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co Inc

Publication date

24th July 2014

ISBN

9781454906797


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