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Bizarre Dinosaurs: Some Very Strange Creatures and Why We Think They Got That Way - John Updike (Introduction by); National Geographic Society Staff (Illustrator); Josh Smith; Cathy Forster (Foreword by); Christopher Sloan; James Clark (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781426303302
Publication Date: 2008-10-14
Grades 3-7; Ages 8-12
With state-of-the-art, digitally modeled images, fantastic photos of fossils, and up-to-date scientific interpretations, Bizarre Dinosaurs introduces dino-lovers to a group of very strange creatures indeed. The cast of characters includes Masiakasaurus,a fierce some beast whose mouth bristled with serrated, slightly hooked, forward-poking teeth;Deinocheiruswith his ungainly long arms and huge triple claws; Epedendrosauruswith a tiny body and pinky fingers as long as his arms; and flat-faced Dracorex hogwartsia, the "dragon king of Hogwarts," named after Harry Potter’s School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

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Dinosaurs - Kathy Weidner Zoehfeld; National Geographic Society Staff
ISBN: 9781426307751
Publication Date: 2011-04-12
Grades Preschool-1; Ages 4-6
There's nothing more fascinating than dinosaurs. In this Level 1 reader, youngsters learn all about the terrifying giants that once roamed the Earth—maybe even as close as their own backyard! They'll be wowed by new information and eye-popping illustrations from National Geographic, a trusted source of children's nonfiction content

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Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs - Catherine D. Hughes; Franco Tempesta (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781426308468
Publication Date: 2011-10-11
Grades Preschool-3; Ages 4-8
Bursting with fun facts and age appropriate information, each spread features a different dinosaur, along with simple text in big type that is perfect for little kids.

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Tracking Tyrannosaurs: Meet T. rex's Fascinating Family, From Tiny Terrors to Feathered Giants - Christopher Sloan; Xing Lida (Illustrator); Liu Yi (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781426313745
Publication Date: 2013-09-24
Grades 3-7; Ages 8-12
We meet 19 kinds of tyrannosaurs--including seven new species discovered in the last two years--that came before T. rex. The names are strange, like Bistahieversor and Zhuchengtyrannus. The creatures were strange, too, and many of the newly discovered ones caught scientists by surprise. Filled with engaging, lifelike illustrations by Xing Lida, Tracking Tyrannosaurs explains to kids how T. rex, the most famous, ferocious dinosaur of all-time was only one of many tyrannosaurs that lived on Earth.

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The Ultimate Dinopedia: The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever - Don Lessem; Franco Tempesta (Illustrator); Rodolfo Coria (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781426301643
Publication Date: 2010-10-12
Grades 2-5; Ages 7-10
The Ultimate Dinopedia is organized by the periods that are well known to young enthusiasts: Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous. It includes almost every dinosaur ever discovered, and highlights 125 species that scientists know sufficiently to describe in rich detail.


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