September 13, 2017 | davisr
Want to learn more about dinosaurs? Working on a school project that involves dinosaurs? Take a look at some of the titles the library has on these prehistoric creatures.
Presents facts about the prehistoric world in which dinosaurs lived, the types of dinosaurs that lived in different time periods, and how dinosaur bones were discovered and studied.
Discusses the physical characteristics, behavior, territory, life cycle, and different types of dinosaurs; how they became extinct; and how scientists have learned about them through fossils.
"Sure you know T-Rex was the meat-eating king and brontosaurus munched on leaves, but what else was on the dino dining menu during the Mesozoic era? Meet the 'vores: carnivores, piscivores, herbivores, insectivores, "trashivores," "sunivores," and omnivores like us. Readers will be surprised and inspired to learn about dino diets and they'll get to explore how scientists can tell which dinosaurs ate what just from looking at fossils! Journey through artist and author Hannah Bonner's whimsical world to learn how the dinosaurs and their contemporaries bit, chewed, and soaked up their food."--.
This title in DK's newest series provides more than 1,000 fascinating facts about dinosaurs. Full-color illustrations.
Dinosaur fans seeking exhaustive information about the behemoths of the Mesozoic need look no farther than Dinosaurs: The Most Complete, Up-to-Date Encyclopedia for Dinosaur Lovers of All Ages by Thomas R. Holtz Jr., illus. by Luis V. Rey. Holtz's scientifically oriented but accessible account expounds on the numerous categories of dinosaurs, their behavior, the history of human paleontological studies and much more, including a "genus list" that catalogues all 800-plus species of Mesozoic dinosaurs named by scientists.
A fact-filled guide to dinosaurs allows readers to compare dinosaurs of the land, sea, and sky from four different prehistoric periods.
"Packed with hundreds of illustrated definitions about dinosaurs and the world in which they lived, "Dinosaur Dictionary for Kids" is certain to spark any kid's enthusiasm for the age of dinosaurs. Explore the Mesozoic era. Learn about dinosaurs that lived on land, those that swam the waters, and species that patrolled the skies. Find out about dinosaur extinction, how scientists date fossils, and what it takes to become a paleontologist. "Dinosaur Dictionary for Kids" will be there when it's time to write reports, delve into projects, prepare assignments, or just curl up and discover more about these amazing creatures. Sidebar topics, fun activities, and quick quizzes make learning about dinosaurs even more fun! Divided into sections for quick access to the easy-to-understand definitions and amazing full-color illustrations, "Dinosaur Dictionary for Kids" is a must-have for any kid's home library."