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Dinosaurs: Books

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Big Book of Dinosaurs

ISBN: 9781564587183
Ages: 7–18

Full color photographs and easy to read text, makes the Dorling-Kindersley series a popular source of information for kids of all ages.

Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs: The Definitive Pop-Up

ISBN: 0763622281
For all ages of lovers of pop-up books

Three dimensional illustrations of dinosaurs pop right out to grab your attention. Full color illustrations brought to life by two famous pop-up book makers.


A Dinosaur Named Sue

ISBN: 0439099854
Ages: 9–12

This nonfiction book, written with the help of the Sue Science Team of Chicago's Field Museum, discusses the 1990 discovery of a nearly complete Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, its removal, and transport to the museum for study and reconstruction.


ISBN: 146542047
Ages: 8–12

Developed in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this terrific book covers the Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous and Cenozoic worlds with colorful computer-generated images, clear definitions, and a wealth of information for dinosaur fans.

National Geographic Dinosaurs

ISBN: 0792282248
Ages: 8–12

Up to date reference book with everything you want to know about dinosaurs, plus marvelous illustrations. Hardcover and scientifically accurate.

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DK Eyewitness Books: Fossil

ISBN: 9780756606824
Ages: 1–18

Learn how fossils are formed and see exciting real life photographs of everything from a dinosaur's toe to pearls that are 50 million years old.


ISBN: 9781416938576
Ages: 6–10

Beautiful illustrations reveal the anatomy of a dinosaur, the process of fossilization and easy text for early readers.


ISBN: 0761410414
Ages: 4–8

How fossils are formed, how to read the evidence they leave behind, and other basics. Easy to read text. Part of a series of earth science books.

Dinosaur skeleton

Bones Rock!: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Paleontologist

ISBN: 193122935X
Ages: 9–12

A wonderful step by step tour through the process of fossil hunting to digging, to keeping records, to some of the most famous dinosaur bones.

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs

ISBN: 1426308469
Ages: 4–8

The prehistoric world comes alive with dinosaurs small, big, giant, and gigantic. The third title in the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series.


National Geographic Kids Ultimate Dinopedia: The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever

ISBN: 1426301642
Ages: 7 and up

This well-known author of dinosaur books (who studied at MIT) delves deep into the comprehensive study of dinosaurs with easy to read text, full page illustrations and a dinosaur dictionary.

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