By (author) Steve Brusatte

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  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
  • Format: Hardback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 305mm x 353mm x 33mm | 2,291g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1848660979
  • ISBN 13: 9781848660977
  • Illustrations note: col. Illustrations, col. maps
  • Sales rank: 545,985

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Take a journey through the prehistoric world and trace the evolution of the most astonishing creatures ever to have walked the earth. Over 170 superbly detailed computer-generated illustrations provide a stunning visual catalogue of dinosaurs, bringing the prehistoric world to life like never before. The expert text identifies each species - what they looked like, what they ate, how they lived and died. Packed with the latest research and discoveries, this spectacular title is as unique and impressive as the dinosaurs themselves. Chapter 1: The Evolution of Life and Origin of the DinosaursChapter 2: Dinosaurs of the TriassicChapter 3: Dinosaurs of the Early-Middle JurassicChapter 4: Dinosaurs of the Late JurassicChapter 5: Dinosaurs of the Early-Middle CretaceousChapter 6: Dinosaurs of the Late CretaceousChapter 7: The End of the Dinosaurs

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Author information

Steve Brusatte has a degree in geophysical sciences from the University of Chicago. He is currently a researcher of vertebrate palaeobiology at the University of Bristol focusing on the anatomy and evolution of dinosaurs and mega predators. In 2007, Steve identified a brand new species of carnivorous dinosaur: "Carcharodontosaurus iguidensis" is one of the largest meat-eating dinosaurs ever to have lived. Michael Benton is Head of Earth Sciences at Bristol University and Professor of Vertebrate Palaeontology. His many books include "Walking with Dinosaurs" and "The Penguin Historical Atlas of Dinosaurs." He also acted as consultant on the "Walking with Dinosaurs" series for the BBC. Pixel Shack are the award-winning creators of digital content for television, computer games and books, including the 3D images used in the books of the BBC's "Walking with Dinosaurs" series.