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“My job is to dig up fossil bones and figure out how dinosaurs lived. I think it’s the best job in the universe.”—Dr. Robert T. Bakker

Dr. Robert T. Bakker is a paleontologist and works with the Wyoming Dinosaur International Society and the author of the children’s books Raptor Pack and Maximum Triceratops.


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I DIG RAPTORS

I dig raptors. Every week I climb into my truck with a couple of friends and a dog named Pepper and drive to Wyoming to dig Jurassic dinosaurs for two or three days. We specialize in meat-eaters. We’ve excavated the Big Three of Jurassic predators: (1)... Read More


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The Big Golden Book of Dinosaurs
Written by Dr. Robert T. Bakker
Illustrated by Luis V. Rey
Hardcover Library Binding

Renowned paleontologist Robert T. Bakker and award-winning paleoartist Luis V. Rey combine forces in this oversized picture book about the evolution of dinosaurs. From the conquest of land by dino ancestor Acanthostega during the Devonian Period, through the mass die-off of dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous Period, Bakker and... Read More
 





The Big Golden Book of Dinosaurs
Written by Dr. Robert T. Bakker
Illustrated by Luis V. Rey
Hardcover

Renowned paleontologist Robert T. Bakker and award-winning paleoartist Luis V. Rey combine forces in this oversized picture book about the evolution of dinosaurs. From the conquest of land by dino ancestor Acanthostega during the Devonian Period, through the mass die-off of dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous Period, Bakker and... Read More
 





Dino Babies!
Written by Dr. Robert T. Bakker
Illustrated by Luis V. Rey
Trade Paperback

Were Dinosaurs good parents? Were newly hatched dinos left to fend for themselves, like baby turtles? Or were they protected until they were fully grown, like baby eagles? Citing specific examples from the fossil record and making comparisons with living animals, renowned paleontologist Robert T. Bakker explains to young readers how... Read More
 





Dinosaurs!
Written by Dr. Robert T. Bakker
Illustrated by Luis Rey
Trade Paperback

Dinosaurs! follows the evolution of these spectacular creatures from their earliest beginnings as little fellows who had to evade attacks from giant croc relatives to today’s living dinosaurs. Read More
 





Dinosaurs!
Written by Dr. Robert T. Bakker
Illustrated by Luis Rey
eBook

Dinosaurs! follows the evolution of these spectacular creatures from their earliest beginnings as little fellows who had to evade attacks from giant croc relatives to today’s living dinosaurs. Read More
 





Dinosaurs: In Your Face!
Written by Dr. Robert T. Bakker
Illustrated by Luis V. Rey
Hardcover

Renowned paleontologist Dr. Robert T. Bakker and paleoartist Luis V. Rey combine forces in this hardcover omnibus of three impeccibly accurate, dino-centric Picturebacks, available for the first time in 3-D! The dynamic dinos in Dinosaurs!, Prehistoric Monsters!, and Dino Babies! have always looked like they could jump off the printed page--and... Read More
 





Prehistoric Monsters!
Written by Dr. Robert T. Bakker
Illustrated by Luis V. Rey
eBook

A super-simple introduction to prehistoric animals, from the first weird and wonderful life forms on Earth to the earliest Ice Age humans–and much, much more. Read More
 





Raptor Pack
Written by Dr. Robert T. Bakker
Illustrated by Mike Skrepnick
Trade Paperback

Paleontologist Robert T. Bakker tells the amazing story of a day in the life of a pack of Deinonychus
(a.k.a.“raptor”) dinosaurs. Readers follow the creatures as they single out, kill, and devour an injured tenontosaur; climb up into a tree; fall asleep; and are themselves stalked by a giant predator. Includes... Read More
 

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