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    Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs (Hardback) By (author) Robert Sabuda, By (author) Matthew Reinhart

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    DescriptionA spectacular new pop-up masterpiece about dinosaurs from two best-selling creators! Featuring more than 35 stunning pop-ups and including fascinating, up-to-the-minute information about more than 50 different species, this is an awe-inspiring tribute to the world's most celebrated extinct animals and their 180-million-year reign of our planet.;With an array of fiendishly intricate pop-ups (large and small), this book is a work of inventive genius.;With expertly researched material, this title is both fun and educational.

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    Encyclopedia Prehistorica
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert Sabuda, By (author) Matthew Reinhart
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 12
    Width: 190 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 63 mm
    Weight: 728 g
    ISBN 13: 9780744586909
    ISBN 10: 0744586909

    BIC E4L: EY, PIB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y1.2
    BIC subject category V2: YBGP
    BIC children’s book marketing category: A5J79
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12100
    Libri: ENGM3100, BILD4700, ENGL1805
    DC22: 567.9
    BISAC V2.8: NAT015000, JNF001000
    Libri: BILD5010, DINO6010
    Thema V1.0: YBG
    BIC E4L: EP
    Edition statement
    New edition.
    Walker Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Walker Books Ltd
    Publication date
    01 November 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Robert Sabuda is a renowned pop-up picture book creator. Beginning his career by illustrating colouring books (for such characters as Rambo!), he has since gone on to make amazingly inventive pop-ups, including the marvel that is "Alice in Wonderland". Robert lives in New York. Matthew Reinhart is an illustrator and pop-up picture book maker. He lives in New York City with his partner, Robert Sabuda, and together they made "Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs".
    Review text
    In this third and final gallery of prehistoric creatures (the authors have announced that they'll be delving into mythology next), the "titanic pterosaur" quetzalcoatlus unfolds huge wings, saber-toothed smilodon lazily stretches out massively clawed paws, a glowering mastodon lunges headfirst toward the viewer and an array of other therapsids, early mammals, birds and insects lurk beneath layered flaps filled top to bottom with melodramatic captions and startling facts. As before, the art's slashing brushwork leaves the smaller figures and details more impressionistic than exact, but the paper engineering is consistently inventive and exciting - even fairly durable, so long as leaves and flaps are opened and closed slowly. The fur-clad cave painter beneath the final flap introduces the scariest predator of all, and provides an appropriate cap for this rousing, deservedly popular series. (Novelty/nonfiction. All ages) (Kirkus Reviews)