Dinosaurs : A Tour of the World's Most Important Dinosaur Finds with Naturalist and Film-maker Nigel Marven
"Kingfisher Knowledge" is a comprehensive, dynamic series for readers hungry for information on today's hot topics. Using lively, engaging text and state-of-the-art digital artwork, the series covers an immense range of subjects in impressive depth and is a major educational resource. Dinosaurs journeys around the world, delving through layers of fossil evidence to uncover the secrets of prehistoric life. Step into a prehistoric landscape and unearth some of the most awesome dinosaur specimens yet discovered. Find out about fierce fighting dinosaurs and horned dinosaurs, and discover how dinosaur hunters build pictures of the lives of these amazing beasts.
- Hardback | 64 pages
- 230 x 275mm
- 01 Oct 2007
- Pan MacMillan
- Kingfisher Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- full-colour photos & artwork illustrations
About Nigel Marven
Nigel Marven is an expert naturalist and film-maker who has written, produced/directed and presented numerous natural history films, including David Attenborough's The Life of Birds, Walking with Dinosaurs, Prehistoric Park and several films about individual species. He has an academic background in zoology and is based in Bristol, UK.
Table of contents
6-7 Chapter 1: The world of the dinosaurs; 8-9 Dinosaur families; 10-11 Changing continents; 12-13 Why dinosaurs died out; 14-15 Chapter 2: Eurasia; 16-17 The first dinosaur hunters; 18-19 The fossil record; 20-21 Fighting dinosaurs; 22-23 Feathered dinosaurs; 24-25 Flying reptiles; 26-27 Marine reptiles; 28-29 Chapter 3: The Americas; 30-31 Hunting in packs; 32-33 Armoured dinosaurs; 34-35 Famous giants; 36-37 Hell Creek; 38-39 Hell Creek in the Cretacious period; 40-41 Hadrosaurs; 42-43 Titanosaur nursery; 44-45 Warm- or cold-blooded?; 46-47 Chapter 4: Africa and Australasia; 48-49 Dinosaur teeth; 50-51 Fast-moving plant-eaters; 52-53 Madagascan giant; 54-55 Dinosaur tracks; 56-57 Polar dinosaurs; 58-59 Timeline; 60-61 Glossary; 62-63 Index.