Ultimate Dinosaurs, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465418083
  • ISBN-13: 9781465418081
  • DDC: 567.9
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 12th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released October 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Catch their eyes and their minds will follow. Ultimate Dinosaur is a spectacular show-and-tell experience. Every spread in this incredible book explores its subject in a unique way, through thought-provoking collections of stunning images. Travel along a conveyor belt to see the prehistoric timeline, piece together the parts of a missing dinosaur at a jigsaw archaeological dig, or discover the secrets of the Stegosaurus by looking at a close-up of its skeleton. There is something new to discover on every page. The visual "wow" of the photographic galleries is complemented by lively informative text, making it a delightful reference tool for children and adults alike. For easy reference, Ultimate Dinosaur is arranged into five chapters - What are Dinosaurs?, Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous, and the End of Dinosaurs. It is a comprehensive guide to the fascinating age of the dinosaurs, covering everything from the discovery of fossils and dinosaur diets and behavior, to dinosaur defenses and their mass extinction 65 million years ago. Researched and verified by specialized consultants and writers, Ultimate Dinosaur delivers fascinating facts, dates, and figures alongside essential information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Title Page.
1: World of the Dinosaurs.
2: What are Dinosaurs?.
3: The Changing World.
4: Life before the Dinosaurs.
5: Triassic World.
6: Jurassic World.
7: Cretaceous World.
8: Dinosaur Evolution.
9: Eoraptor.
10: Types of Dinosaur.
11: Other Prehistoric Reptiles.
12: Mosasaurus.
13: How Fossils are Made.
14: Fossil Types.
15: Fossil Clues.
16: Uncovering Fossils.
17: Piecing Things Together.
18: The Living Body.
19: Skeletons.
20: Elasmosaurus.
21: Soft Tissue.
22: Dinosaur Giants.
23: Barosaurus.
24: Tiny Dinosaurs.
25: Feathers.
26: Archaeopteryx.
27: Inside a Dinosaur.
28: Brains.
29: Troodon.
30: Running and Walking.
31: Swimming.
32: Ichthyosaurus.
33: Flying.
34: Pterodactylus.
35: Reproduction.
36: Temperature Control.
37: Stegosaurus.
38: Senses and Behavior.
39: Dinosaur Senses.
40: Communication and Display.
41: Triceratops.
42: Plant-Eaters.
43: Edmontosaurus.
44: Meat-Eaters.
45: Beaks, Bills, and Teeth.
46: Quetzalcoatlus.
47: Offensive Weapons.
48: Tyrannosaurus Rex.
49: Defensive Weapons.
50: Ankylosaurus.
51: Living Together.
52: Hunting as a Pack.
53: The End.
54: Death of the Dinosaurs.
55: Survivors.
56: Birds Continued.
57: Early Mammals.
58: Living Fossils.