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Dinosaurs
The Most Complete, Up-to-Date Encyclopedia for Dinosaur Lovers of All Ages
Written by Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.Author Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Illustrated by Luis V. ReyAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Luis V. Rey


· Random House Books for Young Readers
· Hardcover · Ages 8-12 years
· October 23, 2007 · $39.99 · 978-0-375-82419-7 (0-375-82419-7)

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The one book every dinosaur fan needs!
 
Written by one of the world’s foremost experts on dinosaurs, this award-winning title—honored by the NSTA and the AAAS—is an essential addition to any dinophile’s library, regardless of age! Using casual language aimed at young people and non-scientists, it's a guide to all aspects of dinosaur science: how we figure out what dinosaurs looked like, how they lived, how they evolved, how they continue to live among us as birds, and much, much more. 

It also includes brief entries on all 800+ "named" species of Mesozoic dinosaurs, as well as sidebars by 33 world-famous paleontologists—among them Robert T. Bakker, Jack Horner, Mark Norell, Scott Sampson, and Philip Currie. With 428-pages of lavish, museum-quality illustrations, and an exhaustive Web site maintained by the author of supplemental chapter updates, this the perfect gift that will educate AND entertain for many, many, MANY hours! (And if that isn’t enough, the jacket has a spectacular poster printed on the inside.)
 
“Written in a casual language both young and adult paleo-nerds will find readable and enjoyable, this volume is seen as the "Dinosaur Bible" by many enthusiasts of the subject, for its sheer completeness and scienciness.” —tvtropes.org

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FINALIST 2009 - American Association for the Advancement of Science's (AAAS)'s Science Books & Films Best List
AWARD 2008 - National Science Teachers Association Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children
AWARD 2008 - Parents' Choice Recommended

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

DR. THOMAS R. HOLTZ, JR. (self-proclaimed “King of the Dino Geeks”) is one of the world’s leading experts on tyrannosaurs. He is the Faculty Director of the Science & Global Change Program at the University of Maryland in College Park, and a Research Associate in the Department of Paleobiology, Nation Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. He maintains a Web site of chapter updates to Dinosaurs at geol.umd.edu/~tholtz/dinoappendix. You can also follow him on Twitter @tomholtzpaleo.

LUIS V. REY is the winner of the 2008 Lazendorf PaleoArt Award—the most prestigious international award recognizing achievement in paleontological scientific illustration. He lives in London, England. You can follow his blog at luisvrey.wordpress.com.

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