The Dinosaur Book (Hardcover)
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Packed with more than 1,000 incredible images and full of fascinating facts, this beautiful children’s encyclopedia will bring young readers face to face with some of the most incredible creatures ever to exist!
Did you know that archeologists recently discovered the fossils of a 110 million-year-old dinosaur named Nodosaur, as well as some remarkable feathered dinosaurs that were recently unearthed in China? Well, now you do! Explore everything you need to know about dinosaurs, pterosaurs, marine reptiles, and mammals in this stunning dinosaur encyclopedia for children aged 9-12.
Featuring fossil fragments, full skeletons, and CGI renderings of dinosaurs – from the deadly Tyrannosaurus to the plant-eating Diplodocus, armored fish to giant millipedes and terrifying sharks and so much more, this dazzling dinosaur book is a must-have volume for young dinosaur enthusiasts.
Celebrate your child's curiosity as they explore:
- Striking and detailed diagrams, drawings and illustrations on every page
- A highly visual approach to learning
- Ideal combination of colorful diagrams with infographic text boxes
- Featuring amazing close-ups and CGI reconstructions of prehistoric scenes.
- In association with The Smithsonian Institution
Covering all forms of prehistoric life, from the first primitive invertebrates to the earliest mammals, this kids dinosaur book provides young readers with essential background information about the geological periods, evolution and extinction, and every aspect of dinosaur science! The striking illustrations, photographs and diagrams featured throughout provide an optimum visual learning experience for both children and adults alike, accompanied by an array of fun facts all about your favorite fierce dinosaurs, and some lesser-known species too.
This dinosaur encyclopedia includes at-a-glance panels that provide a quick reference to all the stats, making it an ideal combination of colorful diagrams and infographic text boxes, with easy-to-read accessible text for readers aged 9-12, yet can be enjoyed by the entire family, making this enthralling children’s encyclopedia a beautiful and educational gift that can be passed down generations.
Learn all about the world one picture at a time!
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About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.
DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.
Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting.
DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.
DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.