The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs: A Visual Tour of the Prehistoric World (Hardcover)

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs: A Visual Tour of the Prehistoric World By Claudia Martin, Marc Pattenden (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Claudia Martin, Marc Pattenden (Illustrator)
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This beautifully illustrated full-color hardack showcases over 150 fascinating prehistoric creatures. Curious young readers will discover incredible facts about dinosaurs, pterosaurs, and early mammals in a book that's sure to surprise and delight.

Based on the latest understanding of dinosaur life, this definitive guide tackles the questions kids really want answered. Discover which dinosaur could run the fastest, why some dinosaurs lived in herds, and what made T. rex a formidable predator. This is prehistory for kids who really want to know.

- A dinosaur timeline showing the stages of evolution
- Profiles of dinosaurs, including stats, hunting techniques and their adaptations
- A quiz to test children's new knowledge
- A glossary of key terms

Covering topics from biology, ecology and geography, this book is a great resource for home learning, ideal for children aged 8+.

ABOUT THE SERIES: The Arcturus Illustrated Encyclopedias series brings together beautiful hardback reference guides for children, brought to life by eye-catching illustrations by Marc Pattenden. Entertaining and accessible, these encyclopedias are perfect for any home library.

About the Author

Claudia Martin is the author of many books and online articles for children and young adults. Her favourite subjects are history, current affairs, geography, the natural world and technology. She lives in London with her family. Dougal Dixon (consultant) has a degree in geology from The University of St Andrews. He has always had a special interest in dinosaurs, fossils, and evolution. Dougal is an award-winning author and has also acted as a consultant for video animations of dinosaurs. He is a trustee of the Dinosaur Society, UK. Marc Pattenden is a self-taught illustrator from Lewes, in the UK. He works digitally with the aim of creating colorful engaging work, full of texture and atmosphere. Marc finds the process of illustration a totally joyful experience and is very glad to have made a career out of it. He hopes to be drawing beautiful pictures for many years to come.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781398831230
ISBN-10: 1398831239
Publisher: Arcturus Editions
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2023
Pages: 128
Language: English