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by Susan H. Gray, Robert Squier

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School Library Journal
Gr 4–6—Species facts and paleontology blend effectively in this dinosaur set. Each title starts with a story about a dinosaur in action; these are not especially gripping, but some link neatly to actual fossil discoveries that readers learn about later. A fairly thorough treatment of physical features follows, accompanied by images of dinosaurs, bones, fossils, and scientists. Though not tremendously eye-catching, the visuals effectively support the written content. Captions, presented in a handwritten font that resembles field notes, add more specific details. Subsequent chapters look at fossil discoveries and sometimes provide interesting details about the scientists involved as well as information about species behavior and the eventual disappearance of the dinosaurs. Some chapters end with a couple of pages featuring either a broader look at dinosaurs in general or a specific aspect of the featured dinosaur, such as the triceratops's head. VERDICT Smooth prose and strongly organized text and illustrations make this a better-than-average choice for the dinosaur shelves.

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Child's World, Incorporated, The
Publication date:
Introducing Dinosaurs Series
Product dimensions:
9.74(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.34(d)
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

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Velociraptor 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Autumn2 More than 1 year ago
K picked this book up from his school library. K has always loved dinosaurs, he loves watching movies, tv shows, educational shows. And can pretty much tell you about dinosaurs if you ask him. So when he pick this book up I was like okay what new information can we learn today. And we learned a lot! We learned where Velociratptor's bones are found, who has found them. What tools are used, what they eat, how they hunted what is up with their big claw!!!  K kept telling me different things about them and kept glued to the pages. I do believe I will have to buy these books by this author because he seems intrigued.  You like dinosaurs? Want more information check out this book and the others by this author.