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Author Long, John A., 1957-

Title Dinosaurs / John Long.

Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Chevy Chase Library Children's Non-fiction    j 567.9 LON    DUE 10-17-18 Billed
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 567.9 LON    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 567.9 LON    Available
Description 64 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Age of dinosaurs: Rule of the dinosaurs -- Timeline of dinosaurs -- Dinosaurs emerge: Triassic -- Giants and hunters: Jurassic -- Taking to the skies : Cretaceous -- End of he dinosaurs -- Life of dinosaurs: Dinosaur's anatomy -- Attack and defense: Survival -- Dinosaurs and flight -- Raising dinosaur young -- Record-breaking dinosaurs -- Discovering dinosaurs: From bone to stone: Fossils -- Reading the clues -- Dinosaur hunters -- Meat eaters: Allosaurus the nightmare dragon -- Archaeopeteryx and the ancient wing -- Tyrannosaurs the tyrant king -- Struthiominum the ostrich mimic -- Plant eaters: Plaetsaurus the gentle giant -- Diplodocus and the cracking whip -- Stegosaurus and the boney plates -- Parasaurolophus and the strange head -- Euoplocephalus and the lethal tail -- Pachycephalosaurus and the butting head -- Triceratops and the three horns -- Dinosaur families -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary INSIDERS -- a visually groundbreaking, state-of-the-art nonfiction series that outshines Eyewitness and Discoveries. This stunning new series offers an inside look into twelve riveting subjects, beginning with Dinosaurs, Egypt, Oceans, and Space. Expertly written, each book will feature an arresting design, complete with dynamic, multi-layered CGI and 3-D model imagery that is complemented by fascinating, up-to-date information presented in a user-friendly format. Dinosaurs explores every aspect of the time when these real-life monsters ruled the Earth, with illustrations that reveal the layers of dinosaur anatomy, show the process of fossil formation, and explore several well-known species in depth.
Subject Dinosaurs -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781416938576 (hardcover)
1416938575 (hardcover)

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