Did you know that the first dinosaur fossil ever found in the United States was discovered in New Jersey? Or that the Great Plains used to be swarming with swimming sea monsters? Readers can imagine what was in their own backyards seventy million years ago as they read this one-of-a-kind dino adventure.
Unlike other dinosaur books, bestselling nonfiction author Hugh Brewster’s text focuses only on species found in North America. Complete with a timeline, a glossary, a bibliography, an index, and a list of museums and national parks, Dinosaurs in Your Backyard encourages young readers to imagine what their surroundings were like millions of years ago.
F&P level: T
About the Author
Hugh Brewster is the award-winning author of many nonfiction picture books, including The Other Mozart,Anastasia’s Album, and Inside the Titanic. He lives in Toronto, Canada. Alan Barnard is a dinosaur enthusiast who has illustrated many popular children’s books. He also lives in Canada.