The Concise Dinosaur Encyclopedia

The Concise Dinosaur Encyclopedia

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The Concise Dinosaur Encyclopedia is the most compact and comprehensive volume available for all the family. This portable encyclopedia uses a highly visual approach to a popular subject, with show-stopping artwork of dinosaurs in action. The book combines hard facts with interesting and intriguing feature spreads detailing dinosaur lifestyle, behavior, families, and habitat. From how life on earth began and how animals evolved to the catastrophic events that brought about the end of the dinosaurs, this book is a must for every dinosaur enthusiast. Timelines, a detailed glossary, and a comprehensive index help guide the reader through the book.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 161.5 x 206 x 26.7mm | 703.08g
  • Kingfisher
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0753457547
  • 9780753457542
  • 714,729

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Publishers Weekly Realistically rendered illustrations plus photos of fossils and dinosaur discoveries bring fresh life to these ancient creatures and landscapes, as Burnie details the latest scientific theories about hundreds of dinosaurs.  Children's Literature Everything and anything anyone ever wanted to know about dinosaurs can be found in this book.   .show more

About David Burnie

David Burnie is an accomplished zoologist who was a nature reserve ranger before becoming a natural history author and editor. A prolific writer of many books, including several on dinosaurs, he has seen many of his titles win educational awards and science prizes. His titles for Kingfisher include Kingfisher Knowledge: Endangered Planet and The Kingfisher Illustrated Dinosaur Encyclopedia, which was nominated for the Aventis Prize for Science Books in 2002.show more

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