Explorers are designed to stimulate readers in the early elementary grades (ages 7-10), who are beginning to exercise wider reading, research and cross-referencing skills. They can be read from page to page, or – as a fun extra element – the reader can follow special ‘page links' to access information on related topics. Six fabulous artwork scenes are each followed up with photographic information spreads, which provide extra detail and background.
Explorers: Dinosaurs - by Dougal Dixon, illustrated by Peter Bull - is a time-travelling adventure, visiting these favourite prehistoric creatures – from huge, gentle vegetarians to dynamic pack-hunters and spectacular, bloodthirsty predators.
About the Author
Dougal Dixon has a Master of Science and has a special interest in fossils and evolution. He acted as a consultant and animator for a video programme about dinosaurs. Dougal was presented with the Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Journalism by The Educational Press Association of America, The Children's Book Council 1994 Outstanding Trade Science Book Award, and the Times Educational Supplement Primary Schoolbook Award. In 1996 he was appointed as a trustee of the Dinosaur Society, UK.
Peter Bull has worked as a freelance illustrator for more than twenty-five years. He creates both traditional and digital art for publishers worldwide and also runs the Peter Bull Art Studio, based in the United Kingdom