Boy, Were We Wrong about Dinosaurs!
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Boy, Were We Wrong about Dinosaurs!

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The ancient Chinese thought they were magical dragons. Some old-time scientists thought that because they were so big, all they could do was float in water. Boy, were they wrong! Even today, once-common notions about dinosaurs are being revised as new discoveries are made. This lively book about the perennially popular subject of dinosaurs offers fascinating insight into how certain theories were formed, and then how those theories were proved or disproved. It demonstrates that scientific thought is as creative as it is logical and invites budding scientists to come up with their own ideas.show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 208 x 258 x 10mm | 340.2g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • E P Dutton & Co Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0525469788
  • 9780525469780
  • 517,177

Review quote

"Intelligently designed and imaginatively conceived, the artwork makes the text more understandable and the whole book more beautiful." -Booklist, starred reviewshow more

About Kathleen V Kudlinski

Kathleen Kudlinksi the award-winning author of more than forty books for children, including the Boy, Were We Wrong series. She lives in Connecticut and Vermont.show more

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193 ratings
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