School Library Journal - School Library JournalGr 3-4-Schomp's texts are chatty in tone and, while simplistic, contain enough information to satisfy novices. Each volume focuses on one dinosaur and draws other "family" members (with similar features) into the mix. While each title includes a time line and notations in various data boxes, some readers may be confused as to when particular creatures existed. The illustrations are realistic, using bold patterns in eye-catching colors. Each slim volume contains a "family tree" based on scientific classification (which is emphasized by color banding) and a rather nice m lange of Web sites. More advanced than Robin Birch's Dinosaur World (Chelsea House, 2005), far less handsome than Daniel Cohen's "Discovering Dinosaurs" series (Capstone), and much simpler than Thom Holmes and Laurie Holmes's more demanding "Dinosaur Library" (Enslow), these books will assuage the terrible hunger of dino-devotees.-Patricia Manning, formerly at Eastchester Public Library, NY Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
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