Giant Rhinoceros

Overview

The giant rhinoceros was a huge mammal with a neck like a giraffe. Read more about this prehistoric animal in Giant Rhinoceros.

Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Hardcover
$20.65
BN.com price
(Save 16%)$24.65 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (7) from $1.99   
  • New (3) from $15.17   
  • Used (4) from $1.99   
Note: Kids' Club Eligible. See More Details.
Sending request ...

Overview

The giant rhinoceros was a huge mammal with a neck like a giraffe. Read more about this prehistoric animal in Giant Rhinoceros.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Debby Willett
Giant rhinoceroses are the largest of the mammals to have ever walked on the earth, and they lived during the prehistoric era in Asia thirty million years ago. These dinosaurs looked like giraffes and grew to twenty-three feet tall, or seven meters. Their necks were very long so they could reach the leaves on the tall trees, and they walked on four legs on hard hooves. They ate leaves all day long, using their strong lips to grab the leaves from the trees. Then they pulled the leaves from the trees using their four long front teeth. Their back teeth were flat which they used to chew. The giant rhinoceroses are believed to have lived in herds while protecting their young from predators. The fossils of this dinosaur can be found in museums. No one knows why they died out about twenty-six million years ago. At the end of this picture book is a glossary that includes the following terms from the text: fossil, herd, hoof, mammal, museum, predator, and prehistoric. Information about additional resources, a web link, and an index can be found at the end of the book. The colorful pictures of the giant rhinoceros are realistic and yet fascinating. Children should be enthralled by the pictures as they are read to and eventually learn the text. The vocabulary used for the intended grade level is appropriate and engaging. The science of the prehistoric life is detailed enough to encourage further reading yet simple enough for age appropriate comprehension. Reviewer: Debby Willett
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429600378
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2009
  • Series: Sports Heroes Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 1,490,570
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 470L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Janet Riehecky is a longtime writer for children. She has worked as a high school English teacher, a college professor, and a children's book editor. Her 24 volume series Dinosaurs! won the Summit Award for Best Children's Nonfiction, presented by the Society of Midland Authors, and her Tasmanian Tiger was a Junior Library Guild selection. Janet loves to collect dinosaur bones. On a dig in western Colorado, she dug up the first bone found of a brand new dinosaur, the Mymoorapelta.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)